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The Control Room

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Control Room
Betting on the Reactor
A Mysterious Failure
Just Plain Dead
Dropping the Balls
5,000 Instruments
Panellit Pressure Gauges
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Quick Fact:
The control room was the center of operations for the reactor. From here, operators constantly monitored more than 5,000 instruments to regulate the reactor's reactivity.