Retro Space Images: Skylab Stars Shine

73HC-453 Photo Credit: NASA

73HC-453 Photo Credit: NASA

Astronaut Pete Conrad leads fellow Skylab 2 astronauts Paul Weitz and Joe Kerwin into the crew transfer van at Kennedy Space Center on the morning of May 25, 1973. The flight of the first manned crew to Skylab had been delayed 10 days while NASA and contractor officials developed plans and equipment for repairing the Skylab space station after it was damaged during its launch on May 14, 1973.

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