NASA Photo ID: SL3-109-1345        File Name: 10076225.jpg
Film Type: 70mm                    Date Taken: 08/16/73
Title: View of Astronaut Owen Garriott taking video of two Skylab spiders experiment
View of Scientist-Astronaut Owen K. Garriott, Skylab 3 science  pilot,
taking TV footage of Arabella and Anita, the two Skylab 3 common cross 
spiders "aranous diadematus," aboard the Skylab space station cluster in 
Earth orbit. During the 59 day Skylab 3 mission the two spiders Arabella
and  Anita, were housed in an enclosure onto which a motion picture and
still  camera were attached to record the spiders' attempts to build a web
in the  weightless environment. Note the automatic data acquisition camera
(DAC)  about 3.5 feet to Garriott's right (about waist level).                  

Subject terms:
ORBITAL SPACE STATIONS                  
SKYLAB 3                                
SKYLAB PROGRAM                          
ZERO GRAVITY                            

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