Today is the 40th anniversary of the launch of America's first space station, Skylab. Skylab wasn't the first space station ever (that honor goes to the Soviet's Salyut 1), but like many American cars of that same era, it was huge and comfortable in a way not seen since. »5/14/13 2:14pm 5/14/13 2:14pm
NASA launched the unmanned Skylab-1 into orbit by a Saturn V booster 40 years ago today, on May 14, 1973, from Kennedy Space Center. It was the United States's first foray into significant scientific research in microgravity. »5/14/13 10:56am 5/14/13 10:56am
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