Cold War Space Gizmology, was re: MOL == Agena?

From: Michael M. Butler (
Date: Fri Oct 27 2000 - 02:06:53 MDT

I also have some doubts that "Whispering Gallery" actually referred to
the Gemini-B heat shield, as some other Web sites suggest. The footnotes
at the site pointed to by Greg imply something else. Maybe it was a
scheme for coordinating two OV platforms? Or am I falling prey to the
temptation to force code names into convenient conceptual boxes?

"Michael S. Lorrey" wrote:
> BTW: Its not
> shouting when you capitalize a military branch, thats a command voice being
> implied, not a shrieking civilian. ;-)

No comment. I'm the worst kind of REMF, I never served. :)

Have you seen ? According
to it, and based on info from the journal of the BIS, Almaz (the SU
counterpart to MOL) actually flew as Salyut 3 and Salyut 5, and they did
carry a rapid-rate cannon. This differs from the info on Almaz at
t'other site.

Dezinformatsiya, learn to love it.

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