Today 45 years ago (1973) was the first labour strike in space as the astronauts on Skylab 4 refused to work for 24 hours and demanded more time to contemplate life, Earth and themselves.


@ohyran Here’s another interesting fact about this:

Space is under maritime law. According to the United Nations, piracy is defined as “any illegal acts of violence or *detention* [of a ship]”

They illegally detained the spaceship so..

They were technically the first space pirates.

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