SKYLAB 4                               MANNED FLIGHT                              USA

Gerald P. Carr


Commander

LAUNCH :

14.01 GMT

Cape Canaveral

Florida / USA

Launch pad 39-B

Nov.16 / 1973

10.15.05

22:16:56

SPACECRAFT :


Apollo CSM

LAUNCH VEHICLE :

Saturn IB

LANDING :

15.16 GMT


(USS New Orleans)

325 km SW of San Diego

Pacific Ocean

Feb.08 / 1974

designed by :     Michael May         copyright  2005

MANNEDSPACEFLIGHT    CHRONOLOGY

Flight no.  047

FLIGHT DATA :

Inclination

50.04

Altitude

415/424 km

Duration

84d01h15m

Orbits

1214

Edward G. Gibson


Pilot

Final Skylab mission with long duration space flight record. Scientific experiments and observation of comet Kohoutek. Some problems between crew and mission control. Four EVAs were conducted from the astronauts.

Apollo docked to Skylab

William R. Pogue


Pilot

MANNED SPACE FLIGHT    1960s   1970s   

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Docking to :

SKYLAB