On Monday, May 13, NASA will commemorate the 40th anniversary of the launch of Skylab, America’s first space station, with a televised roundtable discussion featuring Skylab astronauts, a current astronaut, and agency managers planning future space missions. The discussion, open to NASA employees and the public, will begin at 2:30 p.m. EDT in the James Webb Auditorium of NASA Headquarters at 300 E St. SW in Washington. The event will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.
Participants will include:
Owen Garriott, science pilot, Skylab 3
Gerald Carr, commander, Skylab 4
Kevin Ford, commander, International Space Station (ISS) Expedition 34
D. Marshall Porterfield, director, Space Life and Physical Sciences Research and Applications Division, NASA Headquarters
Jason Crusan, director, Advanced Exploration Systems, NASA Headquarters
See it live on NASA TV.