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Skylab – America’s first Space Station

July 30, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Skylab – America’s first Space Station


by Frank O’Brien
at the InfoAge Space Exploration Center 2300 Marconi Road
Wall, NJ 07719
Sunday July 30, 2023 @2:00PM


Launched soon after the Apollo Moon landings, Skylab was the first true space station launched by the United States. Supporting three crew for up to three months, it was critical in understanding how to live and work for extended periods in space.

About Frank O’Brien:
Frank O’Brien is a volunteer historian for NASA as part of their history, education and public outreach efforts. As an author, his book on the Apollo Guidance Computer has been well received by both the spaceflight and computing communities. In 2012, Frank became a Solar System Ambassador for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and lectures on a wide range of space topics. Frank has volunteered at the InfoAge Science and History Museums since 2003.


July 30, 2023
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm