Category: BACK TO THE MOON

BACK TO THE MOON: Countdown and Launch Operations Start in the Rocco A. Petrone Launch Control Center at Kennedy Space Center

We’re going back to the Moon but the countdown and launch operations start here, in the Rocco A. Petrone Launch Control Center at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. Engineers control many activities preparing NASA’s Space Launch System and NASA’s Orion Spacecraft for launch from their consoles in Firing Room 1 – utilizing a complex suite of software linking launch team operations to Launch Pad 39B, as well as the Eastern Range and other NASA control centers. […]

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