And the MOL could use the Gemini spacecraft at its nose to collect and return the film although my suspicion is that they probably had at least one or two small reentry vehicles as well. Lawyer, on a list of pilots chosen to be part of an Air Force Space program in the s. And somebody bigger than them told them to let us in to see it. This is what the Russians came up with. Group photos of all the MOL astronauts have appeared in books and magazines before. So Dimitri Ustinov, who is basically the effective head of the Soviet space program, demands something to respond to this.


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So about an hour after you took a picture, people on Earth could be studying it. They all featured an image reflecting mirror and flew horizontally in their orbits.


We’d fly in the morning, we would have classes in the afternoon, and we’d study and reduce data at astrpspies. It required great precision while the target was in motion and the station was orbiting over the poles.

A wide-angle viewfinder could spot targets at the very edge. One task the astrospies simulated over and over was one of the most basic: My own research, backed up by thousands of documents, indicates that this was not the case.


A new Soviet nuclear missile base, close to the Arctic, was about to become operational. Nineteen sixty-four, only Mercury had flown.

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And here we were, and we would take a cut, basically, every year. So I try to rotate the station to face the object head-on and then feed in the command to fire. They are also the astrospies’ legacy. For the students, it was more than just books and flying.

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And I think, once in a great while, we traveled on I. There was no mention of an operational mission, nor any hint of espionage. We had very high resolution.


The reason they did this is because one end of the camera tube was capped with the systems for powering and pointing the spacecraft, and the other end of the tube was capped with a reentry vehicle or vehicles for recovering the exposed film. Cutting out some of the gravity, you can’t move very well.

I would insist that is wrong.


The plan was to launch a two-man Gemini capsule atop a foot-long laboratory module. Well, you go up into space. And the MOL could use the Astrsopies spacecraft at its nose to collect and return the film although my suspicion is that they probably had at least one or two small reentry vehicles as well.


We had these U-2s, and we couldn’t fly them over the Soviet Union. You know, there’s the unmanned aatrospies that said, you know, “We don’t need you. The U-2’s pilot was Francis Gary Powers. The cost of developing the Manned Orbiting Laboratory will be one billion, five astros;ies million dollars. MOL was canceled before it ever had the chance to fly, but Almaz flew several times before the Soviets ended the program.

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It was the one without the parades. We had to know how long these tasks were going to take. That’s about all there is to say.

He thought if he flew above 60, feet he should be safe, no Soviet anti-aircraft missiles could reach him. Some thought it could never work without a human at the controls, without a finger on the shutter. In both countries, engineers struggled to create rudimentary motion-tracking systems.

Astropsies was being surrounded by a network of American nuclear missile bases, and we needed information on the locations of these bases.