Skylab Mission

By: Sophia Welch

Information

- The Skylab Was Made out of an old rocket

- The Skylab was the first space station to actually go into space

- They first flew up the Skylab, Then they sent up the people.

-When they sent Skylab into space a couple of problems occurred

1. The temperatures got up to 130 Degrees

2. One of the solar panels broke and one was jammed

- They sent a parachute made with a certain material to help cool down the Skylab

- They had to go out of the spaceship and fix the solar panels

- They did end up fixing both of the problems and they celebrated

- There was actually 3 Skylab missions

The Crew

Charles Conrad Jr.

Paul Weitz

Joseph Kerwin

More Pictures

Citation

Skylab I. Charles Redmond, 12 Nov. 2008. Web. 27 Apr. 2015.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wwbLXp4CnZ4

"Skylab I." NASA. NASA, 18 Apr. 2014. Web. 27 Apr. 2015.

Dunbar, Brian. "Skylab Mission." NASA. NASA, 01 Feb. 2013. Web. 29 Apr. 2015.