1960s Air Force Manned Orbiting Lab Development | Declassified Video

In this silent films from the records of the United States Air Force, parts of the Manned Orbiting Laboratory (MOL) spacecraft are showcased by men in white coats. According to the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), the mission was "to place military personnel in orbit to conduct scientific experiments to determine the 'military usefulness' of placing man into space."

credit : NRO