NASA Photo ID: S73-30856           File Name: 10076193.jpg
Film Type: 35mm BW                 Date Taken: 06/29/73
Title: Personnel observe minnows to be sent aboard Skylab 3
Description:
John Boyd observes a bag with two "brackish water" minnows known as 
"Mummichog Minnows" which will be on board Skylab 3. The fish were added to 
the flight at the request of Scientist-Astronaut Dr. Owen K. Garriott, 
science pilot. The objective of this experiment is to show what 
disorientation the fish will experience when exposed to weightlessness. An 
aquarium of the Minnows, caught off the coast of Beaufort, North Carolina,
is  in the background.               
Subject terms:
EXAMINATION                             
FISH                                    
PREFLIGHT ANALYSIS                      
PREFLIGHT OPERATIONS                    
SKYLAB 3                                
SKYLAB PROGRAM                          
SPACEBORNE EXPERIMENTS                  

NASA Home Page JSC Home Page Imagery Services Home Page
For questions about Manned Spaceflight images, please contact:
Web Curator: Kevin C. Marsh, KMarsh@ja6.jsc.nasa.gov
or
NASA Technical Monitor: Sid Clinton, NASA/JSC, Mail Code PS4, Houston, TX 77058