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Johnson Space Center

Edited by Ian Ridpath

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

Third edition


Published online February 2018 | e-ISBN: 9780191851193

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A NASA establishment near Houston, Texas, founded in 1961 to design and develop manned spacecraft, to select and train astronauts, and to conduct their missions. JSC houses the Mission Control Center for the International Space Station. Lunar samples collected by the Apollo missions and Antarctic meteorites are stored at JSC....

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Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics ; Astronomical Instrumentation, Methods, and Techniques ; Galaxies

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