“If you take more blood from me, Joe, I am so gonna ban you from the beer spigot.” Pete Conrad submits to a dental checkup from Joseph Kerwin, America’s first space physician. 
“Awwww DUDE I MADE THAT SIDE TOO SHORT. Sorry ’bout that. It’s just hair. It will grow out…” Pete Conrad uses a 1973 Flowbee to trim Paul Weitz’s hair.
“Teeheehee, look, my head is in this plate thing-y!” Joseph Kerwin, you are an astronaut, you’re not supposed to be there. 
 If your name is Joseph Peter Kerwin, contact this blog and let me know what the heck was exactly going on in this photo. For all mankind.
“Pete! Save some party times for us, too!” Pete’s Apollo 12 buddy Alan Bean, left, commanded Skylab 3. Here he is with Jack Lousma and Owen Garriott (from left to right). 
All photos from 1973 by NASA except for the Conrad & Weitz photo by Life magazine. Thanks to my readers for making my first 10,000 hits possible! I hope you enjoy the content here!

For more Skylab paaaaarty times, visit this hilarious blog created by my friend Gina – Skylab Party!

Emily Carney is a writer, space enthusiast, and creator of the This Space Available space blog, published since 2010. In January 2019, Emily’s This Space Available blog was incorporated into the National Space Society’s blog. The content of Emily’s blog can be accessed via the This Space Available blog category.

Note: The views expressed in This Space Available are those of the author and should not be considered as representing the positions or views of the National Space Society.


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