Definition of Skylab in English:

Skylab

Syllabification: Sky·lab
Pronunciation: /ˈskīˌlab
 
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  • A US orbiting space laboratory. Its three manned missions, all launched in 1973, were used for experiments in zero gravity and for astrophysical studies. Abandoned in 1974, it re-entered the earth’s atmosphere in 1979, scattering debris in Australia and the Indian Ocean.

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