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    NASA's Johnson Space Center braces for more flooding from Harvey

    By Sarah Lewin
    August 29, 2017, 6:11:13 PM EDT

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    Tropical Storm Harvey fills the International Space Station's cupola in this photo taken by NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik. Credit: Randy Bresnik/Twitter


    As the rain continues today (Aug. 29), NASA's Johnson Space Center (JSC) in Houston is bracing for more flooding from Tropical Storm Harvey.

    According to JSC's emergency management news service, the space center will remain closed today to non-mission-essential personnel — total rainfall has reached more than 42 inches at the building that houses NASA's Mission Control, the service said. Flash flood warnings will continue until 11:15 p.m. local time.

    The JSC's emergency Twitter feed has continually posted updates,stating earlier today that they will evaluate when it's safe for teams to check the facility's rooms and infrastructure.

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