NASA Johnson Space Center Collection
Parasol", sunshade for Skylab 1, receives checkout in bldg 10
An umbrella-like mechanical device called the "parasol", one of the several sunscreen possibilities being considered for use in shading the overheated Skylab 1 Orbital Workshop (OWS), receives a checkout in the Technical Services shop in bldg 10 at JSC. Here, a technician starts to deploy the "parasol" sunshade. The "parasol" is designed to fit into the T027 experiment photometer canister. The canopy portion of the "parasol" measures 24 feet by 22 feet.
Johnson Space Center (JSC)
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