Mission Control Center (MCC)
The Mission Control Center has been a vital organ for all human spaceflight since the mid 1960’s. It is Christopher Columbus Kraft’s vision that ultimately has developed what we refer to today as Mission Control. He envisioned utilizing a room which would contain a talented caliber of people who would be responsible for troubleshooting problems and supporting general flight activities. Ultimately each of these people would work under the guidance of a Flight Director who was essentially responsible for the entire mission. Today we know MCC to be a “"world class" spacecraft command and control facility which is able to support multiple spaceflight programs while reducing long term operations and maintenance cost.” It prov...
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