Skylab Missions

By: Jenny Vu

The purpose of the Skylab Missions is prove that people can live and work in space for a long time and to learn more about solar astronomy.

Skylab 1

The rocket they used was the Saturn V and it launched on May 14th, 1973. There was a problem with the rocket, the meteor shield fell off the rocket.
Mission to Skylab - July 1973

Skylab 2

The rocket launched on May 25, 1973. The astronauts stayed in space for over a 600 hours. The rocket landed on June 22, 1973.

Skylab 3

It was launched on July 28, 1973. It landed on September 25, 1973,

Skylab 4

It launched on November 16, 1973. It landed on February 8, 1974. It was in space for 84 days.