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40th Anniversary of Skylab

Skylab launched on May 14, 1973, aboard the last of the Apollo-era Saturn V rockets, becoming America's first space station.

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Skylab: Birth of the Modern Space Station

NASA's Skylab program paved the way for the ISS.

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Owen Garriott performs a spacewalk during Skylab 2.

Life on Skylab

The crews devised their own small experiments, some of which were later turned into educational videos for students worldwide.

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The Legacy of Skylab

NASA's Skylab program paved the way for the International Space Station.

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