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NASA Mission Control: Photos of the past and present at Johnson Space Center

Historic Mission Control

The original Mission Control has been preserved and is a national landmark. That means everything, down to the stains on the carpet are original.

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By Erin Carson

Erin Carson is a Staff Reporter for CNET and a former Multimedia Editor for TechRepublic.