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MANNED ORBITING LABORATORY SUIT

Posted 7/30/2007 Printable Fact Sheet
 
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Manned Orbiting Laboratory Suit
This model MH-7 training suit, produced by United Aircraft's Hamilton Standard Division, was a durable, cost-effective tool for preparing USAF astronauts for Manned Orbiting Laboratory missions in more advanced suits. MOL was to use USAF-modified NASA Gemini spacecraft to put two crewmen in a space station for up to a month. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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The Manned Orbiting Laboratory program (1963-1969) was a USAF program for studying long-duration spaceflight. This model MH-7 training suit, produced by United Aircraft's Hamilton Standard Division, was a durable, cost-effective tool for preparing USAF astronauts for MOL missions in more advanced suits. MOL was to use USAF-modified NASA Gemini spacecraft to put two crewmen in a space station for up to a month.

Transferred from the 6750th Aerospace Medical Research Lab Support Group.

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