Re: Information required.

Mike DiMuzio (
Mon, 12 Apr 1999 20:11:56 +0000

> Izak Marais wrote:
> Can someone please tell me what the largest (heaviest) single satellite was,
> launched to date, plus details of when, from where, launch vehicle etc.
> Needed for a presentation to students.
> Thanks very much

	Well, the largest I've been able to find is good old Skylab.

Skylab 1          1973-027A         5/14/73          Space station   NASA
                  ESMC              Saturn 5         LEO             74783 kg

This is from JPL's Mission and Spacecraft library.

41.087N  80.714W 305 meters

Mike DiMuzio