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Sooner Boomer

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Historic Mission Control urgently needs restoration. Please help preserve this National Historic Landmark.

The Apollo Mission Control Center (MCC) at NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC) is the site where NASA’s flight control team planned, trained and executed a series of human spaceflight missions whose goal was to land a man on the moon and return him safely to Earth. On July 20, 1969, the Apollo 11 mission achieved that historic goal – one of the most significant achievements in human history. In 1985, Historic Mission Control, a “cathedral of engineering,” was named to the National Register of Historic Places in recognition of its historical significance.

Kickstarter web page:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/589813043/restore-historic-mission-control

Slashdot discussion:
https://science.slashdot.org/story/...mpaign-launched-to-save-nasas-mission-control

Houston Chronicle article:
https://www.houstonchronicle.com/life/article/Money-access-complicate-effort-to-restore-10689966.php

Sounds like a worthy cause that you folks that were bemoaning the inactivity of the moon return efforts to get behind. If we forget our past, we lose our future.
 

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