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Skylab 2
(SLM-2)

Mission Number: SL-3 (AS-207)28 July - 25 September 1973

Crew:
    Alan Bean [2], Commander
    Jack Lousma [1], Pilot
    Owen Garriott [1], Science Pilot

Backup Crew:
    Vance Brand, Commander
    Don Lind, Pilot
    William Lenoir, Science Pilot

Launch:
    Location: John F. Kennedy Space Center
    Pad: 39-B
    Date: 28 July 1973
    Time: 11:11:00 UTC

Flight:
    Mission Duration: 59 days, 11 hours, 9 minutes, 4 seconds
    Orbits: 858
    EVA#1: 6 hours, 37 minutes
    EVA#2: 4 hours, 37 minutes
    EVA#3: 2 hours, 45 minutes

Landing:
    Date: 25 September 1973
    Time: 22:20:04 UTC

Recovery:
    Location: Pacific Ocean (30° 47' N, 120° 29' W)
    Vessel: USS New Orleans (LPH-11)

Performed 1,081 hours of experiments, and 3 EVAs totaling 13 hours, 43 minutes. All three astronauts initially suffered motion sickness, but overall their health faired better than the Skylab I crew.

The command module is currently on display at the visitor center of the NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, OH.

Launch vehicle was a Saturn IB.

 


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