SKYLAB 2                               MANNED FLIGHT                              USA

Charles P. Conrad


Commander

LAUNCH :

13.00 GMT

Cape Canaveral

Florida / USA

Launch pad 39-B

May 05 / 1973

10.15.05

21:42:58

SPACECRAFT :


Apollo CSM

LAUNCH VEHICLE :

Saturn IB

LANDING :

13.49 GMT


(USS Ticonderoga)

1330 km SW of San Diego

Pacific Ocean

Jun. 22 / 1973

designed by :     Michael May         copyright  2005

MANNEDSPACEFLIGHT    CHRONOLOGY

Flight no.  044

FLIGHT DATA :

Inclination

50.04°

Altitude

415/424 km

Duration

28d00h50m

Orbits

404

Joseph P. Kerwin


Pilot

First resident crew of Skylab space station: Skylab sufferd some critical damage during launch, so the crew had to perform major repair work during three spacewalks. A parasol sunshade was deployed for thermal protection .

Skylab space station

Paul J. Weitz


Pilot

MANNED SPACE FLIGHT    1960īs   1970īs   

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Docking to :

SKYLAB