Sunday, August 6, 2017

History is not always bad

History is not always bad

Sometimes it was so good that you know in your heart
that it was.

Some of our history is a teaching tool as to what does not work so don't do it again or you will get the same results (Déjà vu)!

Sometimes you just know that some history is worthy of preserving.

I believe this to be one of those times!

Campaign launched to restore NASA's historic mission control room

CBS News August 1, 2017, 8:16 AM

NASA used the mission control room with its monochrome computer monitors and rotary dial telephones starting in 1965. It went dark in 1992, well into the shuttle program.

With NASA's slashed budget, the agency's priority is the future of space travel, not preserving its past. Space Center Houston, the non-profit that runs the visitors center here, has launched a $5 million fundraising campaign to restore this room to its 1960s glory.

Restore Historic Mission Control

Historic Mission Control urgently needs restoration. Please help preserve this National Historic Landmark.

Accept the Webster Challenge! Help restore this Apollo-era landmark.

Campaign Launched to Restore NASA's Historic Mission Control Room

Mission Control restoration would be completed for the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing

Houston, we have a problem.

NASA's Mission Control at the Johnson Space Center in Houston is in desperate need of a restoration after years of neglect has left the Texas nerve center for the United States space program in disrepair and looted by souvenir-seekers who walked off with pieces of space history.

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