The International Space Station

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International Space Station at Astronautix

Image credit: NASA

Image source: DVIDS

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Space Station Freedom at Astronautix

Image credit: NASA

Image source: NASA JSC

MOL by Neil Jacobe

Into The Unknown
by Don Dwiggins
Golden Gate Books, 1971

Gemini B/MOL at Astronautix

Image credit: McDonnell

Image source: Numbers Station

Spacelab (High Resolution)

Spacelab at Astronautix

Image credit: NASA

Image source: National Archives

Preliminary Conception

Missiles and Rockets, Feb 10, 1964

Gemini B/MOL at Astronautix

Image credit: USAF

Image source: Internet Archive

MOL(e)Men Unleashed!

A manned orbital space space laboratory would be able to operate for several months without resupply. Basic Garrett-AiResearch systems could be slightly modified to meet requirements for environmental control, life support, cryogenic storage, power and attitude control for both the command module and laboratory.

Space World

December 1964, VOL. A-14

Gemini B/MOL at Astronautix

Image credit: Garrett-AiResearch

Image source: Numbers Station

Artist Unknown

The MOL – Manned Orbiting Laboratory – is shown, in this artist’s view, being lifted into space by the Titan III C. On top of the cylindrical canister, the crew sit in a modified Gemini capsule.

Orbiting Stations: Stopovers to Space Travel
Irwin Stambler
G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1965

Gemini B/MOL at Astronautix

Image credit: USAF

Image source: Numbers Station

Manned Orbiting Space Vehicle

Orbiting Stations: Stopovers to Space Travel
Irwin Stambler
G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1965

Gemini B/MOL at Astronautix

Image credit: McDonnell

Image source: Numbers Station

Rendezvous with The MOL

Carefully watching the displays on their instrument panel, two astronauts in their Gemini ferry prepare to rendezvous with the MOL.

Orbiting Stations: Stopovers to Space Travel
Irwin Stambler
G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1965

Gemini B/MOL at Astronautix

Image credit: USAF

Image source: Numbers Station

Reconnaissance Tomorrow

Gemini B/MOL at Astronautix

Image credit: USAF

Image source: National Archives

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