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Rockwell Signature Blocks - Skylab III

City of Downey - Columbia Memorial Space Center

City of Downey - Columbia Memorial Space Center

Skylab III
July 28 – August 25, 1973
Astronaut Signatures:
Alan L. Bean, Owen Garriot, Jack Lousma

Skylab III astronauts performed addition repairs to the ailing station. Comprehensive medical research was continued during this mission where the effects of extended flight on physiological adaptation could be examined. In-flight photographs taken from Skylab II revealed “puffy face syndrome” which prompted Skylab III to perform more tests and collect more data on fluid distribution and balance in the human body.

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