Saturn IB
Skylab 4

Saturn IB | Skylab 4

National Aeronautics and Space Administration launch of a Saturn IB Rocket


National Aeronautics and Space Administration was scheduled to launch a Saturn IB rocket as part of the Skylab 4 mission. The launch window for the Human Exploration mission was on Fri Nov 16th 1973 9:01 AM from Launch Complex 39B, Kennedy Space Center, FL. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Saturn IB and experience the excitement for yourself.


Mission

Skylab 4

Skylab 4 (also known as SL-4 or SLM-3) was the third and the last crewed mission to the first US orbital space station Skylab. The mission began on November 16, 1973, 14:01:23 UTC with the launch of a three-person crew. Crew members were the Commander Gerald P. Carr, Science Pilot Edward G. Gibson and William R. Pogue. During their 83-day stay on the station, crew performed Earth and solar observations. The mission ended successfully with the splashdown in the Pacific Ocean on February 8, 1974, 15:16:53 UTC.

Location

Launch Complex 39B, Kennedy Space Center, FL

Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA
National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Rocket

Saturn IB

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