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Skylab, the first 40 days

Author: Pete Conrad; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.; Talas Enterprises, Inc.
Publisher: Houston, TX : TaLas Enterprises, [©1994]
Series: American space odyssey, v. 15.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
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Contains the original NASA film describing Skylab, America's first scientific space station. On the unmanned launch of Skylab 1, mission-threatening problems arose. Scientists had determined excessive heating was due to the loss of a meteoroid shield and the low power supply was due to ineffective solar panel deployment. Skylab 2 would have to be a repair mission if this program were to survive. Astronauts had to  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Pete Conrad; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.; Talas Enterprises, Inc.
OCLC Number: 31157673
Notes: Videocassette release of a motion picture filmed by NASA in 1973.
"Original NASA film"--Container.
"Cat. no. 11543"--Cassette label.
Performer(s): Introduction by astronaut Pete Conrad.
Description: 1 videocassette (approximately 30 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Series Title: American space odyssey, v. 15.
Other Titles: Skylab, the first forty days
Responsibility: NASA.

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Contains the original NASA film describing Skylab, America's first scientific space station. On the unmanned launch of Skylab 1, mission-threatening problems arose. Scientists had determined excessive heating was due to the loss of a meteoroid shield and the low power supply was due to ineffective solar panel deployment. Skylab 2 would have to be a repair mission if this program were to survive. Astronauts had to perform deep-water executions to practice the repair. Thanks to planning and training, they were successful, and were able to proceed with biomedical and scientific experiments and even enjoyment of the weightlessness. The film also shows the special equipment aboard designed to provide a vast amount of information about solar physics, stellar astronomy, space physics, Earth observations, life sciences, and materials sciences.

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