Mission Control Movie

We’ll make this flim review simple and straightforward: Mission Control is a wonderful movie.

Go see it.
This new movie is both timely and overdue.
It is timely in that we’re nearing the 50th anniversary of the Apollo program’s glory days, and it’s overdue in the sense that mission control is finally getting some of the limelight it deserves.

A few years ago a book titled Go Flight! brought the life and times of NASA’s mission control during the Apollo and early space shuttle eras alive. These flight directors and controllers worked inside the “Cathedral,” the third floor of Building 30 on Johnson Space Center’s sprawling campus.

They were always watching, running the missions, and ready to make split-second decisions.
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