Massive Solar Flare, Skylab Telescope
This ultraviolet photograph of a massive solar flare, spanning a third of a million miles into space, was taken on Dec. 19, 1973, during the Skylab 4 mission by a telescope mounted on the Apollo telescope mount designed and built at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.
Seamstresses Stitch a Sun-Shade
Seamstresses sewed a protective shield to replace the one lost during the Skylab launch.
A Skylab Christmas
The first American Christmas holiday aboard a space station occurred in 1973 during the Skylab 4 mission to the first American space station Skylab. The station's three-man crew saved up their food cans to create this space Christmas tree.
Weight Training in Zero-Gravity
Astronaut Gerald P. Carr, commander for the Skylab 4 mission, jokingly demonstrates weight training in zero-gravity as he balances Astronaut William R. Pogue, pilot, upside down on his finger.