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Skylab Reboost Modul
Skylab Reboost Modul -

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Class: Manned. Type: Rescue. Nation: USA. Agency: NASA.

Module developed for Shuttle to deliver to Skylab to boost it to a higher orbit for use during the Shuttle program. Due to Shuttle development delays, Skylab re-entered and burned up over Australia before the first Shuttle mission, and NASA would have to wait another twenty years for a space station.


Total Length: 3.3 m. Maximum Diameter: 3.2 m. Total Mass: 4,392 kg. Total Propellants: 2,744 kg. Total RCS Impulse: 623,600.00 kgf-sec.

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