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When Neil Armstrong landed on the moon on July 20, 1969, it was indeed a ?giant leap for mankind? for achievements in space exploration and technology. The Moon Landing was the crowning gem of man?s continual desire to explore the space frontier. The NASA Command Center responsible to this achievement was Mission Operations Control Room 2 (MOCR 2), or otherwise known as Apollo Mission Control Center. Apollo Mission Control Center was designated as a National Historic Landmark on October 03, 1985.

Located in Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, MOCR2 was responsible for all Gemini, Skylab, Apollo, and Space Shuttle operations and management until 1998. It contains a four-tier auditorium with a large screen map room. Spacecraft statuses are also monitored here. MOCR2 was the flight control from Apollo 11, the historic lunar mission that sent Neil Armstrong to the moon?s surface.
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