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mission control

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Space
mission controlˈmission ˌcontrol noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 TTSthe people on Earth who communicate with and guide a spacecraft
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mission controlArmstrong, meanwhile, was still searching for a safe landing spot and the tension at mission control was climbing.The geologists in mission control were not best pleased as they had planned some serious scientific work at the landing site.It reminded the sergeant of mission control for some dark and mysterious space flight.It also functions as the mission control centre for the city's street people.One lot is assigned to mission control and the other to the space station.It will post the material, via mission control in San Francisco, on the Internet.
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