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Skylab's Remains: NASA Space Station Debris in Australia (Photos)

Skylab's Nitrogen Tanks

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Another of Skylab’s 22 spherical titanium tanks which held nitrogen, used for the station’s attitude control system. [Read the full story]

Visitors Look at Skylab

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Visitors to the Esperance Municipal Museum look over the display case containing what remains of Skylab. A map of Australia showing Skylab’s final path when it re-entered the Earth’s atmosphere is seen at center. [Read the full story]

Skylab Main Attraction

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The rear, waterfront-facing side of the museum advertises the main attraction and the $400 paid fine on a billboard. [Read the full story]

Plaque Commemorating the Arrival of Skylab

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A plaque commemorating the arrival of Skylab to Esperance and the museum. [Read the full story]

Oxygen Tank From Skylab Wrapped in Plastic

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An oxygen tank from the Skylab Space Station, the largest of several pieces that were recovered from America’s first space station following its re-entry in 1979, wrapped in protective plastic. [Read the full story]

Skylab's Path

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A sign on the exhibit showing a map of Australia, the path Skylab took when it crashed back to earth, and a photo of the oxygen tank where it was found in the remote outback. [Read the full story]

Debris Recovered From Skylab

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Various pieces of debris recovered from the remains of Skylab after it crashed back to earth in July 1979 and now on display at the Esperance Municipal Museum. [Read the full story]

Skylab Debris

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Various pieces of debris recovered from the remains of Skylab after it crashed back to earth in July 1979 and now on display at the Esperance Municipal Museum. [Read the full story]

Debris From Skylab

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Various pieces of debris recovered from the remains of Skylab after it crashed back to earth in July 1979 and now on display at the Esperance Municipal Museum. [Read the full story]

Water Tank Recovered From Skylab

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Various pieces of debris, including this water tank, recovered from the remains of Skylab after it crashed back to earth in July 1979 and now on display at the Esperance Municipal Museum. [Read the full story]

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