Collection Item Summary:
Skylab was launched into low Earth orbit in May 1973 and occupied until February 1974 by three-man crews on three different missions. Several onboard tool kits contained a variety of tools and supplies for basic repairs and maintenance tasks that the astronauts might need to do while in space. This item is part of a duplicate tool kit from the backup Skylab orbital workshop displayed in the Museum.
Collection Item Long Description:
National Air and Space Museum
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
McDonnell Douglas Astronautics Co.
Transferred from NASA, Marshall Space Flight Center
3-D: 7.9 x 1.9cm (3 1/8 x 3/4 in.)
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Country of Origin
United States of America