A Lifeline Home: Goddard's Final Shuttle Mission

  • Released Friday, July 8th, 2011
  • Updated Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 at 1:53PM
  • ID: 10778

At the GSFC Network Integration Center, Goddard employees work to guarantee Shuttle Astronauts have continuous open lines of communication with Kennedy Space Center and Johnson Space Center's Mission Control. The work done at the NIC also allows Mission Control to monitor the performance of thousands of systems on the Shuttle, send flight commands and relay science data. The NIC is staffed 24 hours a day during human space flight missions and has served as the critical communication hub for each of the 135 Shuttle missions.


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  • A Lifeline Home: Goddard's Final Shuttle Mission (ID: 2011080)
    Thursday, July 21, 2011 at 4:00AM
    Produced by - George Fekete