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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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Fortunately, after Earth became visible again from the command module, the astronauts were able to regain contact with Mission Control. Collins, who piloted the module, broke the radio silence by contacting NASA to provide a report on the status of the mission.
MITRE's Houston office eventually grew from seven technical staff in 1966 to 28 in 1970, becoming MITRE's Space Mission Control Systems department along the way.
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"Leadership from the Mission Control Room to the Boardroom--A Guide to Unleashing Team Performance" is essential reading for business executives, leaders and managers, and should be a readily accessible resource guide for ready reference.
"The mission control desk link-up is a great way to celebrate the links between the two parks."
Mission Control worried aloud whether it was wise to stretch the spacewalk from the planned 61/2 hours to 71/2 hours to get ahead, given Mastracchio's discomfort.
Out of the blue, Mission Control orders Kowalski to abort the mission and return to Explorer: a Russian missile strike on a defunct satellite has created a debris cloud that is heading straight for the crew.
Failure Is Not ah Option: Mission Control from Mercury to Apollo 13 and Beyond.
Mission Control told veteran space flier Mike Fincke that he'd have to settle for a partial lube job, after the bolts holding down covers on the joint started popping off unexpectedly.
Russian Mission Control said the three men lifted off on schedule from the Baikonur cosmodrome at 0418 local time (2218 GMT on Monday).
"Challenger, go with throttle up," mission control radioed as the 100-tonne spacecraft cleared the launch tower.
It may look like Mission Control at the Kennedy Space Centre but this is the Media Centre at the Celtic Manor.

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