- Press Release
- Sep 26, 2022
Some Capsules Float Nose Down
The Skylab 4 Command Module bobs in an apex-down configuration (stable two).
The crew landed in the calm water of the Pacific Ocean 176 miles southwest of San Diego, California, following a successful splashdown and 84-day mission in Earth orbit.
Photo credit: NASA S74-17742 (8 Feb. 1974) – Larger image