Recognizing the Godfather of NASA MIssion Control Gene Kranz on his birthday. Failure is never an option.
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#HappyBirthday to legendary flight director Gene Kranz. He is best known for his work in Mission Control during Apollo 13 (and his many vests), but Kranz served a long, storied career from Project Mercury into the Shuttle era. In this photo, he celebrates the landing of STS-41C.
Happy birthday to NASA flight director and Apollo legend Gene Kranz. 🎂 One of Kranz’s iconic vests, which came to represent the strong and can-do approach that pervaded his mission control team, is in our collection:
Hey , we heard about Tony Stark. As we know, the first thing you should do is listen in mission control for “, we have a problem.” But if he can’t communicate, then we recommend ground teams use all resources to scan the skies for your missing man
50 years later, Apollo Flight Director Gene Kranz returns to his console, which has been restored to appear exactly as it did when we landed on the Moon. Time travel back to 1969 in the Mission Control'>Apollo Mission Control Room:
We're saddened by the passing of Chris Kraft, our first flight director. He was a space legend who created the concept of Mission Control during the early human spaceflight program and made it an integral part of the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo missions. He was 95.
The THermal Operations and Resource (THOR) officer is truly one of Mission Control’s mightiest heroes. They ensure the operation of multiple subsystems which collect, distribute & reject heat from critical equipment and payloads for the success of the mission
We’re saddened by the loss of retired astronaut Bruce McCandless II. Most known for being the 1st human to free-float on a shuttle spacewalk, he also served as the Apollo 11 moonwalkers’ link to mission control and helped launch :
BREAKING…Signal has just been received at mission control, New Horizons has successfully started its flyby program of stored commands and the exploration of Ultima Thule 4 billion miles away! THIS IS IT FOLKS, FLYBY HAS BEGUN! Go New Horizons!! #NASA #Science #SPACE #ULTIMAFLYBY