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16/11/1973 The longest American spaceflight

NASA mission Skylab 3 took off. The crew of three astronauts remained on the orbital station for 84 days. It was the longest American space flight, except the later stays of American astronauts on the Russian space station Mir. The crew conducted many experiments, including spacewalks, one on Christmas day.


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