Skylab legacy: 40 years of life off Earth

Mission Milestones: 2013's Space Exploration Anniversaries

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Before the International Space Station existed, before U.S. astronauts shared space on Russia's space station Mir, America's first home in Earth orbit was Skylab. NASA commemorated four decades of "life off Earth" and the 40th anniversary of Skylab's launch during a roundtable discussion held at its headquarters in Washington, D.C.

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