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Extended Gemini

Extended Gemini
Credit: McDonnell Douglas

American manned spacecraft. Study 1965. A McDonnell concept for using Gemini for extended duration missions. The basic Gemini would dock with an Agena upper stage.

Status: Study 1965. Height: 16.90 m (55.40 ft).

Between the docking collar and the Agena was an orbital shelter where the crew would live and work for weeks at a time.

The crew would transfer from the Gemini to the miniature space station via an inflatable airlock.

Crew Size: 2.



Family: Manned spacecraft, Space station orbit, USA - Space Stations. People: McDonnell. Country: USA. Launch Vehicles: Titan. Agency: NASA. Bibliography: 208.
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Gemini VariantsGemini Variants
Modest modifications of Gemini proposed by McDonnell Douglas as a follow-on to the basic program (927 x 723 pixel version).
Credit: McDonnell Douglas



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