Subject: Why did Skylab get hot and Apollo 13 get cold when they both lost power.
Date: Sat Oct 25 22:15:19 1997
Posted by Gerald Fort
Grade level: other
School: No school entered.
City: Jackson State/Province: Michigan
Area of science: Astronomy
I've heard that the Skylab interior got very warm (120 deg.+) when it lost a
solar panel, and yet Apollo 13 froze inside when it lost power from its fuel
cells. It seem that whatever caused the problem in one could have helped the
other. What gives?
Re: Why did Skylab get hot and Apollo 13 get cold when they both lost power.
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