- Skylab 2
- Launched: May 25, 1973
- Landed: June 22, 1973
- Charles C. Conrad Jr.
- Paul J. Weitz
- Joseph P. Kerwin
First manned mission. The crew rendezvoused with Skylab on the fifth orbit.
After making substantial repairs, including deployment of a parasol sunshade
which cooled the inside temperatures to 23.8 degrees C (75 degrees F), by
June 4 the workshop was in full operation. In orbit the crew conducted solar
astronomy and Earth resources experiments, medical studies, and five student
experiments; 404 orbits and 392 experiment hours were completed; three EVAs
totalled six hours, 20 minutes.
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