Space Flight Operations Facility

Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California



The Jet Propulsion Laboratory has been the primary NASA center for the unmanned exploration of the planets. The Space Flight Operations Facility (1963) is the hub of the communications network through which NASA controls its unmanned spacecraft flying in deep space. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, October 3, 1985

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 3, 1985
Reference number
Areas of significance
Community Planning and Development; Other; Engineering
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Air-related; Research facility
Current functions
Air-related; Research facility
Periods of significance
1950-1974; 1975-2000
Significant years
1963; 1985