Skylab in Time
This time exposure photograph of the Mobile Service Structure makes the structure apprear as a streak of light as it moves away from the Skylab 4 space vehicle the night before the launch.

Skylab 4 launched on Nov. 16, 1973. The crew - Commander Gerald Carr, Mission Pilot William Pogue and Edward Gibson - spent 84 days aboard the station.

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