SP-400 Skylab, Our First Space Station

 

 

[158] MISSION SUMMARY

photo of astronaut doing a spacewalk outside Skylab.

[159]

Manned periods

First

Second

Third

Total

.

Launch

5/25/73

7/28/73

11/16/73

.

.

9:00 a.m. EDT

7:10 a.m. EDT

9:01 a.m. EDT

.

.

Splashdown

6/22/73

9/25/73

2/8/74

.

.

9:40 a.m. EDT

6:19 p.m. EDT

11:17 a.m. EDT

.

.

Duration (day:hr:min)

28:0:49

59:01:9

84:01:16

171:13:14

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Revolutions

404

858

1214

2476

.

Distance (million miles)

11.5

24.5

34.5

70.5

.

SEVAa

0:37 (5/25/73)

.

EVAb 1 duration (hr, min)

3:30 (6/7/73)

6:29 (8/6/73)

6:33 (11/22/73)

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EVA 2 duration (hr, min)

1:44 (6/19/73)

4:30 (8/24/73)

7:01 (12/25/73)

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EVA 3 duration (hr, min)

.

2:45 (9/22/73)

3:28 (12/29/73)

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EVA 4 duration (hr, min)

.

5:19 (2/3/74)

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Total EVA

5:51

13:44

22:21

41:56

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Solar Observatory photos

30 242

77 600

75 000

182 842

Earth Resources photos

8 886

14 400

17 000

40 286

a Standup (in spacecraft hatch) extravehicular activity.

b Extravehicular activity (completely outside of spacecraft).