SP-4011 Skylab: A Chronology

 

[396] APPENDIX 4

EXTRAVEHICULAR EXPERIMENT OPERATIONS

 

[From Johnson Space Center, Skylab Mission Report, Supplement 3 Flight Crew Contributions to the Skylab Mission, July 1974]

 

Experiment Number
Experiment
Title
Operations Performed
Visit
Remarks

.

D024

Thermal Control Coatings

Sample trays deployed and retrieved.

Second
and
third

-

.

S020

X-Ray/Ultraviolet Solar Photography

Instrument attached to Apollo telescope mount truss, operated, and retrieved.

Third

Operated during extravehicular activities because of parasol in solar scientific airlock.

.

S149

Particle Collection

Experiment unit attached to Apollo telescope mount and cassettes exposed. Unit retrieved upon completion.

Second
and
Third

Solar-side exposures obtained by extra- vehicular activity because of parasol in solar scientific airlock.

.

S201
and
S201K

Extreme Ultraviolet Electronographic Camera

Camera attached to Apollo telescope mount truss, operated, and retrieved.

Third

Added to obtain data on Comet Kohoutek and other celestial objects.

.

S228

Transuranic Cosmic Rays

Detector assemblies deployed and retrieved.

Third

-

.

S230

Magnetospheric Particle Composition

Collector assemblies deployed and retrieved.

Second
and
Third

-

.

T025
and
T025K

Coronagraph Contamination Measurement

Camera attached to Apollo telescope mount truss, operated, and retrieved.

Third

Operated during extravehicular activity because of parasol in solar scientific airlock.


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