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Mutiny Aboard Skylab 4

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Crew of Skylab 4 ring in the New Year with a mutiny in orbit. Maybe it sounds like a terrible science fiction movie or space opera plot but don’t click away. It actually did happen just as 1973 was ending and 1974 was beginning. Mission commander Jerry Carr, pilot William Pogue, and scientist Ed Gibson were in the midst a record 84-day mission, the final one to be conducted aboard the spacecraft before it was withdrawn from service, when they rebelled against NASA.  Read more here.



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