4) The LEO space logistics base could incorporate a large space dock supporting the on-orbit assembly and ... B. Modular Design Approach At the end of the Apollo program, the Government elected to use an extra Saturn V to launch the United States first space station called Skylab. ... and operating crews; (2) emergency care; (3) in-space assembly, maintenance, and repair; and (4) materiel handling and storage. ... Solar arrays and waste heat radiators (shown cut-away in Fig.
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