June 8, 2011
On hand in Houston's mission control center to witness activity associated with the landing and recovery operations for the Apollo 11 mission were, from the left, Bob Kline, chief of the Mission Operations Procurement Branch at the Manned Spacecraft Center (MSC); astronaut John H. Glenn Jr.; and Eberhard Rees, deputy director of the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC). They were among a large number of personnel on hand in the MCC's mission operations control room (MOCR). Glenn holds one of the dozens of flags that were handed out for the return's celebration.
Topics: Apollo program, Human spaceflight, Space exploration, Mission Control Center, Apollo 1, Apollo 11, Apollo spacecraft, Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Space, John Glenn, Marshall Space Flight Center, John H. Glenn Jr.