Skylab Reports

Following completion of the Skylab mission in February, 1974, technical reports were prepared on the mission, various projects, Skylab systems, and other special subjects. These reports may be available for a nominal cost from the National Technical Information Service, Springfield, Virginia 22151 MSFC Skylab Final Program Report (1974 526 pages OC-7) TM X-64808 This report presents a concise technical history and managerial critique of the MSFC role in the Skylab program. The report also...

Msfc

Richard Tousey - Principal Investigator, Naval Research Laboratory. Sequential photography of the solar disk shows emission features enhanced over white light photographs. Maurice M. Shapiro, Ph. D. - Principal Investigator, Naval Research Laboratory. Recording cosmic ray flux outside earth's atmosphere. S073 - Gegenschein Zodiacal Light MSFC-73-354 J.L. Weinberg, Ph. D. - Princiapl Investigator, Dudley Observatory, Albany. Measurement of brightness and polarization of the sky's visible...

Doy

Operation of this type maneuvering equipment DOY-239 in three telecasts. One shows operation with the astronaut in shirtsleeves, one with the astronaut in a space suit and the other shows special tests to demonstrate precision and flexibility of the maneuvering backpack. Skylab 3 Crew Debriefing (1973) DOY-251 Three part telecast by the second Skylab crew DOY-252 to provide the third Skylab crew with pertinent DOY-253 technical information to aid them during their mission. Two telecasts. Both...

TV

M172, Body Mass Measurement Device (1973) Operation of the equipment used to determine if the bodies of the astronauts have experienced excessive mass (weight) loss. The science pilot, Dr. Kerwin, covers highlights of the mission from the scientific point of view. Demonstration of the in-flight medical support equipment was included. Exterior of Skylab as first Skylab crew completed rendezvous and performed fly-around of damaged space station. Two separate press conferences by the first Skylab...

JSC

Ken Demel - Project Scientist, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston. Multispectral photography of Earth features in six visible and infrared band-widths . S063 - Ultraviolet-Airglow Horizon Photography (1973 Donald M. Packer - Principal Investigator, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington. Photography of the night airglow and daytime ozone layer of the Earth's atmosphere. Skylab Food Management (1973 6-1 2 minutes) JSC-619 Malcolm C. Smith, Jr., D.V.M. - Principal Investigator, Food and Nutrition...

Publications

The following is a list of publications, (books, booklets, pamphlets, and brochures) containing Skylab information. Preliminary chronology, Skylab (1973 180 pages 0C-5) HHN-130 A management chronology, beginning with Skylab concept, covering period from July 1959 through May 1973. Space Applications (1972 13 pages OC-2) Management summary of NASA programs. Benefits from NASA-Developed Technology (1972 59 pages OC-2) Describes many benefits resulting from the application of space technology to...

Technical Publications

Skylab Experiments, Information for Teachers All volumes are suitable for adaptation to classroom curricula. Each Illustrates and describes experiments including the methods of performance aboard Skylab. Volume 1 Physical Science, Solar Astronomy 1973 63 pages OC-1 EP-110 Volume 2 Remote Sensing of Earth Resources 1973 83 pages OC-1 EP-111 Volume 3 Materials Science 1973 49 pages OC-1 EP-112 Volume 4 Life Sciences 1973 89 pages OC-1 EP-113 Volume 5 Astronomy and Space Physics 1973 73 pages OC-1...