NASA Mission Control Legend Chris Kraft Dies

Credit: NASA
HOUSTON—Christopher C. Kraft Jr., who fostered the development of NASA’s Mission Control at the dawn of U.S. human spaceflight, died here July 22, two days after the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 Moon landing. Kraft was 95. Services are pending at the Crowder Funeral Home in the Houston...

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