50 years of Mission Control
The Mission Control Center at NASA’s Johnson Space Center has always been the heart of manned spaceflight operations.
Today marks the 50th anniversary of the first time the MCC supported a space mission – Gemini 4 on June 3, 1965.
So many programs have been flown from the several physical iterations of the MCC, from the original Gemini/Apollo/early Shuttle “cathedral” to the upgraded Shuttle MCC (White FCR), to a return to the original MCC room for ISS Operations…
I’m so very privileged to have been a part of this amazing period of history.