Christopher C. Kraft Jr. Mission Control Center

Christopher C. Kraft Jr. Mission Control Center

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. NASA's Christopher C. Kraft, Jr. Mission Control Center, also known by its radio callsign, Houston, at the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, manages all American human space flight; including US portions of the International Space Station. The center is named after Christopher C. Kraft, Jr, a retired NASA engineer and manager who was instrumental in establishing the agency's Mission Control operation. The MCC currently houses one operational control room, from which flight controllers coordinate and monitor the ISS. These rooms have many computer and data-processing resources to monitor, command and communicate with spacecraft.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 227g
  • Stapress
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136262045
  • 9786136262048