NASA Photo ID: S73-34615           File Name: 10076304.jpg
Film Type: 35mm                    Date Taken: 09/27/73
Title: Skylab 3 crewmembers greeted on return to Ellington Air Force Base
Description:
Dr. Christopher C. Kraft Jr., center, shakes hands with Astronaut Jack R. 
Lousma, Skylab 3 pilot, during welcome ceremonies following crew arrival at 
Ellington Air Force Base. The crewmen greet their wives after spending 59.5 
days in the Skylab space station cluster in Earth orbit. From left to right 
are Scientist-Astronaut Owen K. Garriot, science pilot; Mrs. Garriott; Dr. 
Donald K. Slyaton, Director of Flight Crew Operations at JSC; Dr. Kraft; 
Astronaut Alan L. Bean, commander; Mrs. Bean; and the Lousmas. The group 
stands in front of the VC-140 (Jet Star) which flew the crewmen from San 
Diego to Ellington Air Force Base.             

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