8 Jul 2016 Take our Skylab Quiz! by markwgray | posted in: Uncategorized | 8 Welcome to your Skylab Quiz Name Email 1. What was the first manned mission to Skylab officially called? Skylab 1 Skylab 2 SL-1 Apollo 18Hint1 out of 102. How many astronauts from Group 4 flew on Skylab, and what were their names? 3, Graveline, Gibson, Garriott 2, Kerwin and Garriott 4, Michel, Gibson, Garriott, Graveline 3, Kerwin, Garriott, GibsonHint2 out of 103. During the Skylab workshop launch, several items left the vehicle that shouldn't have, but one thing was stubborn and didn't separate from the launch vehicle. What was it? The S-IC/S-II Interstage did not separate. A micrometeoroid shield on the workshop. The retrorockets. The nose cone.Hint3 out of 104. How many sunshades were deployed to protect the workshop after losing its micrometeoroid shield upon launch? Just 1, Pete Conrad saved everything. 2, deployed by the first and second crews. 3, each crew was required to deploy a sunshade. None, they were found to be unnecessary.Hint4 out of 105. Why was the telescope assembly on Skylab called the "Apollo Telescope Mount?" Because it used a leftover Apollo Command Module. Because it was initially to be mounted on an Apollo CSM or LM. Because Apollo was and is a cool name. Because they were solar telescopes, and Apollo moved the Sun across the sky in his chariot. Hint5 out of 106. What was the name of the comet dubbed the "Comet of the Century" observed by the crew of Skylab 4? Comet Kohoutek Comet Halley Comet Hale-Bopp Comet Shoemaker/Levy 9Hint6 out of 107. Who was chosen to fly the mission (AS-208) to rescue the Skylab 3 crew after their CSM had fuel leaks? John Young and Robert Crippen Joe Engle and Richard Truly Vance Brand and Don Lind Wallace "Suitcase" Jefferson and Peter "Stinky Pete" CarverHint7 out of 108. What does AAP stand for? Another Apollo for Pete Aeronautical Applications Project Apollo Applications Program American Aeronautical ProbesHint8 out of 109. What "type" of workshop was Skylab? Dry Wet Spin-Stabilized Artificial GravityHint9 out of 1010. Originally Skylab was to have been boosted to a higher orbit by the Space Shuttle but its orbit decayed faster than expected, ironically due to what? Higher than expected solar activity Budget cuts Lunar and Solar Tides Increased drag from the sunshadesHint10 out of 10Please subscribe me to your email list!