Huntsville in Madison County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Skylab reentered Earth's atmosphere July 11, 1979. During reentry Skylab disintegrated, spraying debris over parts of Australia. One of the largest pieces recovered in on display here at the U. S. Space and Rocket Center. Guest are invited to see and walk through the Skylab located inside the museum.
Built for NASA Marshall Space Flight Center.
McDonnell Douglas Corporation
(Orbital Workshop and Air Lock Module)
Martin Marietta Corporation (Multiple Docking Adapter)
Marshall Space Flight Center (Apollo Telescope
Location. 34° 42.592′ N, 86° 39.322′ W. Marker is in Huntsville, Alabama, in Madison County. Marker can be reached from Tranquility Base half a mile west of Madison Pike, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Tranquility Base, Huntsville AL 35805, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. U.S. Air Force SM-65 Atlas-F (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); U.S. Army PGM-11 Redstone (about 400 feet away); NASA/U.S. Geological Survey (about 400 feet away); U.S. Army/NASA Juno II (about 400 feet away); Cernan • Evans • Schmitt (about 400 feet away); Young • Mattingly • Duke (about 400 feet away); Scott • Worden • Irwin (about 500 feet away); Shepard • Roosa • Mitchell (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntsville.
Also see . . . U.S. Space & Rocket Center. (Submitted on September 26, 2016.)
Categories. • Air & Space • Exploration • Man-Made Features •
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 26, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 26, 2016, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 334 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 26, 2016, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Alabama, USA. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.