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Skylab OWS

American manned space station module. One launch, 1973.05.14. Main laboratory.

Crew Size: 3. RCS Coarse No x Thrust: Reaction wheels.

AKA: Orbiting Work Shop.
Gross mass: 35,380 kg (77,990 lb).
Height: 14.66 m (48.09 ft).
Diameter: 6.58 m (21.58 ft).

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  • Skylab American manned space station. One launch, 1973.05.14. First US space station. The project began life as the Orbital Workshop- outfitting of an S-IVB stage with a docking adapter with equipment launched by several subsequent S-1B launches. More...

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