The Spacelab Experience: A Synopsis

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Science  13 Jul 1984:
Vol. 225, Issue 4658, pp. 163-165
DOI: 10.1126/science.225.4658.163


The Spacelab 1 mission, a joint venture of the European Space Agency and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration took place during the period 28 November through 8 December 1983. An overview of the first flight of the orbiting laboratory is presented here. The payload crew members' view of Spacelab operations and results of the scientific investigations carried out on this mission are presented in the following reports.