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mission control

A centralized venue for managing some operation. The term was coined for the land-based control center of space vehicles. In 2011, Apple picked up the term when it combined several functions in its Mac operating system into one (see Lion). See NOC.
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In his book "Leadership from the Mission Control Room to the Boardroom--A Guide to Unleashing Team Performance," executive consultant and former director of Missions Operations with NASA, introduces Missions Control Department (MOD) leadership values and roles that can be adapted to any setting.
He spent 25 years in NASA's iconic Mission Control, learning and living the values he now evangelizes.
While there were some mission control members at the center it was nowhere near fully staffed.
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The company said its mission control system will provide the integrated communications management function to support air traffic management data link, including the first implementation of the Aeronautical Telecommunications Network on a US DoD air vehicle to facilitate efficient operations in the future NextGen airspace infrastructure.
Russia s Dmitry Kondratyev, Paolo Nespoli of the European Space Agency, and NASA s Catherine Coleman landed in the correct location to the east of the town of Jezkazgan after spending 159 days in space, mission control said in a statement.
That left Walamo and Tom David back in charge, only for Johnson to galvanise Mission Control, whose jumping had left much to be desired throughout, to reel in his stablemate and score by two lengths.
Nasa mission control chiefs will re-examine prospects for a safe landing on Sunday.
6) The satellite will take the card back to mission control, which will write the answers on the card and send it back via satellite to the astronauts.
They were split into two groups: Mission Control and Space Station.
The contract will allow the company to start purchasing parts for the aircraft, including the intelligence-gathering electronic equipment, one set of mission control equipment, and one set of launch-and-recovery equipment.
The fiery plunge back into the Earth's atmosphere was made without a hitch, drawing sighs of relief from mission control.

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