Definition of Skylab

1. Noun. United States space station; in orbit from 1973 to 1979.




Definition of Skylab

1. Noun. An outer space laboratory. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Skylab

1. an experimental sky-station [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Skylab

skyfuls
skyglow
skyhook
skyhooks
skyier
skyiest
skying
skyish
skyjack
skyjacked
skyjacker
skyjackers
skyjacking
skyjackings
skyjacks
skylab (current term)
skylabs
skylark
skylarked
skylarker
skylarkers
skylarking
skylarks
skyless
skylessness
skylight
skylighted
skylights
skylike
skyline

Literary usage of Skylab

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1. Space Flight: The First Thirty Years (1993)
"Weitz, Joseph P. Kerwin The first crew to visit the skylab space station started their ... The skylab 2 astronauts spent 28 days in space, which doubled the ..."

2. Stages to Saturn: A Technological History of the Apollo/Saturn Launch Vehicle by Roger E. Bilstein (1999)
"The AS-209 vehicle served as the backup stage, in case a possible rescue mission needed to be dispatched to the skylab in orbit ..."

3. Space Handbook: A War Fighter's Guide to Space by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"By late 1972, NASA was completing this station, now called skylab. skylab used the first and second stages of a Saturn V rocket to get into orbit. ..."

4. Where No Man Has Gone Before: A History of Apollo Lunar Exploration Missions by William D. Compton (1996)
"One Saturn V was earmarked for the launch of skylab; later NASA built a backup skylab orbital workshop and committed another Saturn V to launch it. ..."

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