Christopher Kraft, architect and founding father of NASA’s human spaceflight mission operations, wore the cloak of leadership with a grace born of competency and skill.  Kraft, who died July 22 at the age of 95, practiced the methodical, coolheaded thinking that not only contributed to the agency’s early successes in space, including the Apollo Moon landings, but established standards widely emulated by the generation of flight directors to follow.  “It is ...


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