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Skylab 3

July 28, 1973 - September 25, 1973


Alan L. Bean

Jack R. Lousma

Owen K. Garriott



59 days & 11 hours

Continued maintenance of the space station and extensive scientific and medical experiments. Completed 858 Earth orbits and 1,081 hours of solar and Earth experiments; three EVAs totalled 13 hours, 43 minutes.

Mission Achievements

Installed a twinpole solar shield on EVA. Performed major inflight maintenance.  Doubled previous length of time in space.


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