Skylab launch: 50th anniversary

Skylab, the first United States space station, was launched to orbit 50 years ago today, at 5:30 pm EST, May 14, 1973. It was a unique configuration of the Saturn V launch vehicle. The event figures into the story of the first novel in my series, “The Water Cure.”

Photo of Skylab launch, NASA

About W. Keith Brenton

W. Keith Brenton is a retired communication specialist, minister and passenger train conductor, living and writing in the historic resort village Eureka Springs, Arkansas. He is the widowed adoptive dad of Matt and Laura, and Pop-Pop to one grandchild. He enjoys drinking the local water, but unfortunately doesn’t look any younger than his actual age.
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