Space Rocket History #388 – Skylab – Pre-history – MOL Part 2

Strangely enough the MOL astronauts only knew of the cover story that the program would be a space laboratory for military experiments and did not learn of the reconnaissance role until after selection.

Manned Orbiting Laboratory

Mockup of MOL

Gemini B Heat Shield with Hatch

One thought on “Space Rocket History #388 – Skylab – Pre-history – MOL Part 2

  1. Well … I learned something new. Dated 1969, there were plans to continue using the Gemini vehicle as a component of MOL even as Gemini was left behind by Apollo. You would think Gemini would be considered obsolete by then

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