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NASA is located in several cities. The Kennedy Space Center, where all of the Shuttle launches occur, is technically in Orsino, Florida -- about 40 miles east of Orlando, Flor…ida. NASA headquarters is in Washington, DC. NASA's Mission Control Center is in Houston, Texas. Other centers are scattered across the country.YEP THATS ALL I CAN SAY BYE GFSCROLLIT IS LOCATED IN SEVERAL CITYS.Good answer
NASA is located in Miami Florida. They have been down in Florida for almost sixty Years or so. NASA has launched over 100 space missions from there.
Flight Controller is the head director and final decision maker while there is an on-going mission.
NASA mission control headquarters is located in Houston, Texas. Every launch takes place here. Then they are monitored by them as well.
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Last one was 2007. See http://www.planetary.org/explore/topics/venus/missions.html
The primary reason, and the one that most people don't realize, is that Kennedy Space Center isn't the main center in the area - Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAS) (P…atrick Air Force Base) is. KSC is just the one most people know about. CCAS was opened in 1950, and is used as a missile test range and launch facility for satellites. Its location is optimal as well - being closer to the Earth's equator, rockets get a boost from the Earth's rotation. The Atlantic ocean is used primarily as the main missile/rocket range area, so that if there is an accident or intentional destruction, debris will fall into remote areas. Prior to each launch, the launch trajectory path is cleared and vessels/aircraft are warned to clear the area. Most vessels/aircraft know the launch paths used, and the schedules, and steer clear. Those that fail to heed the warning and breach the KSC/CCAS security zone are in for a very bad day. The launch facility sites were chosen primarily for the same reason that CCAS was. Before NASA was formed, the Space Program was run by the military, and in post WWII America, a military base provided the best security to conduct rocket tests. Not to mention the land at the time was dirt cheap and sparsely populated. As they say in Real Estate - Location, Location, Location. The area where they're located is perfect for their operations in the past as well as today. Many people don't realize just how loud a rocket or Shuttle launch is either, and is another reason launch facilities for all rockets are usually in remote areas. People complained about the Concorde flights causing noise when they flew into Kennedy Airport and Dulles, and they weren't even close to the noise from a launch. You can literally feel the shock wave from a launch at the viewing areas a couple of miles away, and if it weren't for the water noise dampening system on the launch pads for the larger launch vehicles, the noise and vibration would shatter windows in Cocoa Beach and Titusville, just a few miles away, not to mention those on the station itself. Weather, though at times a pain, is only a factor for Manned Flight operations, and isn't as big a deal for unmanned rocket launches carrying satellites, which comprise most of the base's activity.
NASA actually has several Mission Control Centers, though the main MCC, and the one most people are familiar with, is the Manned Flight Center (MCC-H) at Johnson Space Center …in Houston, which directs all Manned Flight activities (e.g., Shuttle, International Space Station, etc.) Up until the mission clock starts advancing, Kennedy Space Center Launch Control is in charge of the mission; after the countdown ends and the mission begins, control switches to MCC at JSC. Since MCC-H is in a hurricane sensitive zone, there are backup MCC facilities at Kennedy Space Center at MCC in Moscow for ISS operations. There are actually several Flight Control rooms in the MCC building - each is manned by a dozen up to 20 controllers.
The Slinky Mission ;
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The way that human races; IN THE WHOLE COSMOS LIFE TIME OF OUR GENERATION IN LIVES WE HAVE TO BE SURE AND SECURE OURSELF IN THE FORM OF EXTRATERESTIAL ACTIVITIES TO PREVENT CA…TACLISM OR DESTRUTION OF THE WHOLE HUMAN BEING ON EARTH TOWARD ANOTHER PLANET,SO BE STILL SURVIVING IN AN ATMOSPHERE SAME TO PLANETS EARTH SO IN THIS TERM OF LIFE WE ARE TRYING TO LIVE MORE HAPPYLY IN GENERATION IN FUTURE FOR DECENIES
NASA's (National Aeronautics and Space Administration's) Space Shuttle Program (SSP) has been retired following the end of the last space shuttle mission, STS-135 (Space Trans…portation System 135), which landed in the pre-dawn darkness hours of Thursday, July 21, 2011 (coincidentally, the day after the 42nd anniversary of the first Moon landing) at the Shuttle Landing Facility (SLF) (runway) at the John Fitzgerald Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida. All ten NASA centers played some kind of a role and provided support for every space shuttle mission and for the operations of the Space Shuttle Program as a whole, however the Space Shuttle Program office was located at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Space Center (JSC) at Houston, TX.
100% - if the missions aren't under some type of military control (e.g., classified satellite launches from CCAFS or Vandenberg AFB), then they're considered National Security… missions, even though they're under civilian control for manned flight missions. It's not necessarily that the missions or programs are classified or not, but putting the program under National Security or Military control gives it a certain amount of protection that wouldn't be afforded if they were strictly civilian missions and programs. Prior to the retirement of the Shuttle fleet, all Shuttle commanders and co-pilots were always active duty military officers (usually former test pilots) who had been selected for the Astronaut program. This is also largely due to the fact that the most NASA centers and key launch installations are also on military bases (e.g., Kennedy Space Center (Cape Canaveral AFS) Langley (Langley AFB), Vandenberg AFB (military satellite launches).