Mission Control Centre (Cospas-Sarsat)

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In the field of Search and Rescue, Mission Control Centres (MCCs) are a type of clearinghouse responsible for receiving and distributing distress signal alerts from distress radiobeacons. MCCs are a core component of the international satellite system for Search and Rescue - Cospas-Sarsat.

The functions of an MCC are:[1]

As of 13 May 2009, there are 29 MCCs around the world.[2]

List of Mission Control Centres[edit]


  1. ^ http://www.cospas-sarsat.org/Description/mccs.htm
  2. ^ http://www.cospas-sarsat.org/Status/statusSummary.htm

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