7.28.1973 – Skylab 3 Mission Commences

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It appeared that manned space flight  was in its golden age during  the Nixon presidency, as all but three manned space flights of the Apollo program were completed during President Nixon’s first term. Yet another NASA initiative was launched during RN’s second term: the Skylab program. On this day in 1973, three astronauts Alan L. […]


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