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SKYLAB 2
SKYLAB 3
SKYLAB 4

 

 

The Skylab was the first and only space station , orbiting earth from 1973 to 1979, when it fell back to Earth amid huge worldwide media attention.  Skylab was launched and operated by NASA, Skylab included a workshop, a solar observatory, and other systems necessary for crew survival and scientific experiments. It was launched unmanned by a modified Saturn V rocket, with a weight of 170,000 pounds (77,111 kg). Lifting Skylab into low earth orbit was the final mission and launch of a Saturn V rocket (which was famous for carrying the manned Moon landing missions).

 

 

 

 

 

SKYLAB 2 - COMMAND MODULE

NATIONAL NAVAL AVIATION  MUSEUM

PENSACOLA, FLORIDA

SKYLAB 3 - COMMAND MODULE

GREAT LAKES SCIENCE CENTER

CLEVELAND, OHIO                  

 

SKYLAB 4 - COMMAND MODULE

SMITHSONIAN NATIONAL AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM

WASHINGTON DC