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Here's How NASA Didn't Save Skylab

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NASA did have a plan in place to save the Skylab space station. Knowing Skylab's orbit was slowly decaying, NASA decided to use the space shuttle to boost the station into a higher, more stable orbit. Sadly, it never flew. Want more Vintage Space? Be sure to check out the blog on Popular Science: http://www.popsci.com/blog-network/vintage-space And of course, follow me on Facebook, Google+, Instagram, and Twitter as @astVintageSpace for all kinda of space history every day!