Sep 17, 2019
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Chris Kraft, the man who created NASA Mission Control, dies at age 95

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Chris Kraft, the man who created NASA Mission Control, dies at age 95


Chris Kraft, who conceived NASA's Mission Control, passed away on July 22, 2019 at the age of 95. The space agency's first flight director, he oversaw manned space missions from Mercury to the early Space Shuttle launches and developed many of the basic procedures and organizations still used today.

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