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Illustrations Photographs }. Mueller and von Braun prepare for dives. . . . .• • . Mueller’s flipchart “specifications” . . . . . . . .• ™. Concept for Apollo Telescope Mount . . . . . . g• k. Skylab # crew . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ™[• g. Skylab ##•crew . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . k• “. Skylab ### crew . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . g}• . Skylab mission patches . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . “¤• [. Testing the vestibular-function experiment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ““• u. Neutral-buoyancy tank . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .g• }¤. :)=•crew . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . u[• }}. :)= mission patch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . }¤g• } . :)=•altitude chamber . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .}¤[• }™. Thornton riding the cycle ergometer . . . . . . . }}“• }k. Cutaway view of Skylab. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . } ™• }g. Lousma demonstrates Skylab’s shower. . . . . . }™™• }“. :'-} launch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . }™• }. Exterior of the Orbital Workshop, exposed to solar radiation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . }k}• }[. Chris Kraft, Sig Sjoberg, Jack Kinzler, and Kenny Kleinknecht. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . }kg• }u. Seamstresses prepare the Marshall Sail sunshade. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . }k[• ¤. Mounting the sunshade poles . . . . . . . . . . . . }g• }. Jammed solar array. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . }gu• . Discussions about saving Skylab . . . . . . . . . . }“™• ™. :'- launch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . }“[• k. Solar sail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . }“ • g. Sun-shield parasol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . }[• “. C map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ¤}• . Solar-array deployment spacewalk . . . . . . . . }¤• [. Medical examination aboard Skylab . . . . . . }• u. Conrad and Kerwin greeted by Brezhnev and Nixon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ™k• ™¤. :'-k Apollo spacecraft docked with Skylab . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . k}• ™}. Plans for the rescue Command Module. . . . ku• ™ . Rescue crew. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . g• ™™. Garriott exercises with the cycle ergometer . . “[• ™k. Spider spinning a web aboard Skylab. . . . . . }• ™g. The Marshall Sail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . “• ™“. Reading in bed on the wall of the sleep compartment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [u• ™. Basic grooming on Skylab . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ™¤[• ™[. =) spacewalk. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ™ ™• ™u. Gibson at the =) console . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ™“k• k¤. Skylab k spacewalk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ™“• k}. Comet sketch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ™• k . Maneuvering unit inside Skylab. . . . . . . . . . . ™k• k™. Having fun with weightlessness. . . . . . . . . . ™[“• kk. Checking blood pressure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . k¤k• kg. Solar flare . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . k™¤• k“. Students chosen to participate in the Skylab science program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . kk}• k. $: officials and flight controllers monitor Skylab’s reentry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . kg• k[. Skylab oxygen tank recovered from debris . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . kgu• ku. Skylab Thirtieth Reunion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . k“• • g¤. First page of Alan Bean’s in-flight diary . . . . k} Table }. Data comparisons of three Skylab crews ... k ...

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Additional Information

ISBN
9780803219014
MARC Record
OCLC
299180503
Pages
1032
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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