Sunday, 11 January 2009

The Skylab 3 UFO Incident, 20 September 1973

Video from the UFO documentary, “Best Evidence: Top 10 UFO Sightings”:

From the NICAP website (web link below):

“The 1973 UFO Chronology – A World-Wide Wave:

Skylab III Crew Encounters Strange Object In Orbit

Sept. 20, 1973; ORBIT
On the 59th day of flight Skylab III, the three-man crew saw and photographed a strange red object (see photos). Not more than 30-50 nautical miles from them, Alan Bean, Owen Garriott and Jack Lousma reported the object was brighter than any of the planets. Unexplained.”

The NASA Skylab 3 mission:

Launch date: 28 July 1973 – Landing date: 25 September 1973.

Wikipedia article: Skylab:

The Skylab III UFO
( photo)