The Good Life in Space

April 1973
Time;4/23/1973, Vol. 101 Issue 17, p68
The article focuses on the construction and launch of Skylab, the real spacecraft, in the U.S. It provides information on the length, weight, and interior design of the spacecraft. The launch of the spacecraft on May 14, 1973 from Cape Kennedy, Florida will be operated by the astronauts Charles Conrad Jr., Paul J. Weitz, and Joseph P. Kerwin. The astronauts will have comfortable stay, and an ingenious waterless facility. The earth orbiting flight will be able to determine the capability of man to live and work in space for the extended period of time.


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