Johnson Space Center


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Johnson Space Center

(JSC) A NASA establishment in Houston, Texas, serving as the command and control center for every one of NASA's crewed space missions and other spaceflight activities involving humans, such as the space shuttle and the International Space Station. It organizes the training of astronauts and undertakes projects related to such fields as space medicine and aviation. Established in 1961 as the Manned Spacecraft Center, it was renamed in 1973 for President Lyndon B. Johnson, who had died that year.
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