Morehead State UniversitySpace Science Center101 SSC Building235 Martindale DriveMorehead, KY 40351Phone: 606-783-2381Fax: 606-783-5040
The Space Science Center's Space Mission Operations Center is a control center used to remotely operate the satellite Earth station ground assets run by the Center. These Earth stations include:
21 M Space Tracking Antenna13 M antenna system24 ft. antenna system UHF/VHF antenna systems
The Earth stations are utilized for satellite mission support and research in radio frequency astrophysics (particularly the 21 M antenna system. These systems are remotely operated from the center which schedules satellite passes, acquires telemetry from satellites, and operates the 21 M in radio telescope mode.
The Space Mission Operations Center is a hub of activity during satellite passes and during the launch and early operational phase of space missions supported by the Center.
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