Bill Pogue

William R. "Bill" Pogue, former Skylab astronaut who grew up in Sand Springs, dies at 84, Tulsa World

"Pogue, together with astronauts Gerald Carr and Edward Gibson, spent 84 consecutive days in space from 1973 to 1974 aboard Skylab, the first American space station. Their 12 weeks in orbit was a record at the time, topping the previous Skylab mission's eight weeks. They orbited the earth 1,214 times while aboard the station, traveling 35.5 million miles."

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