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Skylab 3
(SLM-3)

Mission Number: SL-4 (AS-208)16 November - 8 February 1974

Crew:
    Gerald Carr [1], Commander
    William Pogue [1], Pilot
    Edward Gibson [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: 16 November 1973
    Time: 14:01:00 UTC

Flight:
    Mission Duration: 84 days, 1 hours, 15 minutes, 31 seconds
    Orbits: 1,214
    Distance: 34,500,000 statute miles
    EVA#1: 6 hours, 36 minutes
    EVA#2: 7 hours, 0 minutes
    EVA#3: 3 hours, 34 minutes
    EVA#4: 5 hours, 24 minutes

Landing:
    Date: 8 February 1974
    Time: 15:16:31 UTC

Recovery:
    Location: Pacific Ocean (31° 18' N, 119° 48' W)
    Vessel: USS New Orleans (LPH-11)

Completed 4 EVAs totaling 22 hours, 22 minutes. Observed the Comet Kohoutek. Experiment time totaled 1,563.2 hours.

The command module is currently on display at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.

Launch vehicle was a Saturn IB.

 


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