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Anita, one of two spiders who flew aboard Skylab on experiment ED52 investigating web formation (NASM collections ID #A19740484000; Arabella, the other spider in the experiment, is displayed at the USSRC).

The accompanying sign reads


Spider "Anita"
Skylab

This is one of two common Cross spiders flown aboard Skylab in the web formation experiment. The other spider was "Arabella."

Transferred from NASA


Also note the spider cage to the left.

 
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Time picture taken Wed Jun 20 12:46:10 2007
Location picture taken Ground Level
James S. McDonnell Space Hangar
Udvar Hazy Center
Chantilly, VA
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