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May 14

1973: the United States launches Skylab. Before a space program was even begun, scientists and science fiction writers agreed on the need for a space station. 620 more words


Skylab Launched

On May 14, 1973, Skylab was launched unmanned by a modified Saturn V rocket, with a weight of 170,000 pounds (77,111 kg). The launch is sometimes referred to as Skylab 1, or SL-1.  4,899 more words

United States

American Ozymandias: A Lament for Skylab

I met a traveller from an antique land
Who said: “Two vast and trunkless legs of stone
Stand in the desert . . . Near them, on the sand, 1,648 more words

Saturn I-B

25 kW Power Module (ca 1978, MSFC)

The PM, or Power Module, was initially conceived by NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center as a 25 kW regulated source of electricity to supplement the space shuttle’s fuel cells during Spacelab missions with increased electrical demand. 319 more words


Hoke House simply by Skylab Structures

Skylab Structures built this particular incredibly slanted home within Portland Or. Its not really a new home, in fact I actually posted about this in 2009 however it has gone via a transformation inside. 10 more words

Nr. 82 - Aerial Barre

A mix of aerial (flying/floating), yoga and ballet. At first, a little sceptic about the ballet element of the class, Gabby and I booked in a class with our friend Rossu. 131 more words


The Habal-Habal, Tricycle and Pedicab

The Habal-Habal, Tricycle and Pedicab

The Habal-Habal is a motorcycle modified to seat more than two persons. It is in use in provinces in the… 171 more words