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$3.5 million to help restore space center mission control


HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas city located near Johnson Space Center is contributing $3.5 million to an effort to restore a historic mission control room at the center.

The Houston Chronicle ( ) reports the city council in Webster voted Wednesday to make the donation after hearing pleas from residents, many of whom work or have worked at the space center in Houston.

A spokeswoman for Space Center Houston, a nonprofit museum associated with the Johnson Space Center, said they're trying to raise $5 million for the renovation.

Space Center Houston will make the renovated Missio...

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