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Rest In Peace astronaut Paul Weitz, a member of Skylab 2 and the…

Rest In Peace astronaut Paul Weitz, a member of Skylab 2 and the first Space Shuttle Commander. 1932-2017

Rest in peace Paul Joseph Weitz (July 25, 1932 – October 23,…

Rest in peace Paul Joseph Weitz (July 25, 1932 – October 23, 2017), pilot of Skylab 2 and commander of STS-6. He was also the deputy chief of the Astronaut Office (1981-1987), deputy director of the Johnson Space Center (1987-1993), and the center director (1993-1994). Skylab 2 was the first manned Skylab mission and STS-6 was the first flight of Space Shuttle Challenger.

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Skylab 2 astronauts Pete Conrad, Joseph Kerwin, and Paul Weitz photographed at Launch Complex 39, Cape Canaveral, Florida on May 4, 1973.

humanoidhistory: Skylab astronauts Paul Weitz, Pete Conrad, and…

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Skylab astronauts Paul Weitz, Pete Conrad, and Joe Kerwin, May 4, 1973.

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