Negev Nuclear Research Center
Kirya le-Mechkar Garinii (KAMAG)
Photographic Evaluation Report
High resolution imagery is available from declassified CORONA imagery from 1963, 1965, 1967, 1968, and 1971. Russian 2-meter images taken in 1985, and 1992 are available from Aerial Images, Inc. As of 17 August, 2000 Russian 2-meter resolution KVR-1000 imagery coverage was not available via the SPIN-2 service on TerraServer. A single archival Space Imaging IKONOS 1-meter scene covering the Dimona is available on the CARTERRAT Archive.
At least one U-2 overflight of Dimona took place in 1958. This image was part of the collection declassified and turned over the the National Archives. However, due to the Kyl-Bingaman Amendment (see below), U-2 imagery of Israel was never sent to the archives.
Medium Resolution imagery of Dimona include a SPOT - 10 Meter image taken in 1986.
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