In Pictures: Skylab, NASA's first space station marks 40 years

NASA's first space station was a pacesetter for current International Space Station and a trendsetter for scientific experiments in space

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On May 25, the first crewed mission, consisting of Comdr. Charles Conrad Jr., Pilot Paul J. Weitz and Scientist Pilot Joseph P. Kerwin, launched to rendezvous with the station had to make substantial repairs, including deployment of a parasol sunshade that cooled the inside temperatures to 75 degrees Fahrenheit. The workshop was made fully operational by June 4.

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