NASA Photo ID: S74-15064           File Name: 10076400.jpg
Film Type: 35mm BW                 Date Taken: 01/03/74
Title: Dr. Lubos Kohoutek in Mission Control during Skylab 4
Description:
Dr. Lubos Kohoutek, discoverer of the Comet Kohoutek, is seen in the
Mission  Operations Control Room in the Mission Control Center during a
visit to JSC.  He is talking over a radio-telephone with the Skylab 4
crewmen in the Skylab  space station in Earth orbit. Professor Kohoutek, a
well-known  Czechoslovakian astronomer who works at the Hamburg Observatory
in West  Germany, discussed the comet with Astronauts Gerald P. Carr,
Edward G.  Gibson, and William R. Pogue. Dr. Zdenek Sekania, who
accompanied Dr.  Kohoutek on the visit to JSC, is on the telephone in the
left background. Dr.  Sekania is with the Smithsonian Observatory in
Cambridge, Massachusetts.             
Subject terms:
COMMUNICATION                           
CONSOLES                                
FLIGHT CONTROL                          
GROUND BASED CONTROL                    
INTEGRATED MISSION CONTROL CENTER       
JOHNSON SPACE CENTER                    
KOHOUTEK COMET                          
PERSONNEL                               
SCIENTISTS                              
SKYLAB 4                                
SKYLAB PROGRAM                          
TEXAS                                   

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