Skylab space station

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May 28, 2022

Skylab (English: Skylab) is the first space station in the United States. and is the world's second space station with active crew. Next to the Soviet Union's Salyut space station. Skylab has been in Earth's orbit from 1973-1979. A total of 3 astronauts were deployed between 1973 and 1974. The space station houses a laboratory for studying the effects of microgravity, including a Mounted at the base of the Apollo telescope sun observatory. Skylab was launched from Earth on May 14, 1973 from the Kennedy Space Center's LC-39A launch pad by a Saturn INT-21 rocket (a modified version of the Saturn V rocket used to deliver people). moon) and returned to Earth on July 11, 1979, near Perth. Australia