Posts Tagged ‘aerospace’

Stennis to run new series of tests of J-2X rocket engine

by MBJ Staff Published: February 2,2012

Tags: aerospace, defense, development, engine, military, research, rocket, space exploration, test

HANCOCK COUNTY — A new series of tests on the engine that will help carry humans to deep space will begin next week at NASA’s Stennis Space Center. The tests on the J-2X engine bring NASA one step closer to the first human-rated liquid oxygen and liquid hydrogen rocket engine to be developed in 40 […] [...]

Former space shuttle engines moving to Stennis

by MBJ Staff Published: January 15,2012

Tags: aerospace, engines, space, space exploration, Space Shuttle, space travel, technology

HANCOCK COUNTY — The relocation of the RS-25D space shuttle main engine inventory from Kennedy Space Center’s Engine Shop in Cape Canaveral, Fla., is underway. The RS-25D flight engines, repurposed for NASA’s Space Launch System, are being moved to NASA’s Stennis Space Center in south Mississippi. The Space Launch System (SLS) is a new heavy-lift […] [...]

Rolls-Royce expanding at Stennis Space Center

HANCOCK COUNTY — Rolls-Royce North America is adding a second jet engine test stand at the NASA John C. Stennis Space Center, according to a release from the governor’s office. The project represents a company investment of at least $50 million and will create 35 new jobs. Currently, Rolls-Royce employs 45 workers at its existing […] [...]

NASA conducts successful rocket test at Stennis

by MBJ Staff Published: November 10,2011

Tags: aerospace, defense, rocket engine, rockets, space, space exploration

HANCOCK COUNTY — NASA conducted a successful 500-second test firing of the J-2X rocket engine Wednesday, marking another important step in development of an upper stage for the heavy-lift Space Launch System (SLS). SLS is designed to carry the Orion spacecraft, its crew, cargo, equipment and science experiments to destinations in deep space. Data from […] [...]

Researcher sentenced for wire fraud in grant scheme

GULFPORT — A researcher at the University of California at Los Angeles has been sentenced in Gulfport to probation and restitution in a wire-fraud case. Prosecutors said Michael D. Pottenger of Santa Monica, Calif., accepted a grant of nearly $100,000 that he wasn’t eligible to receive. The Sun Herald reports Pottenger received three years’ probation […] [...]

Former rocket engine fuel tank used to rebuild reefs

by Associated Press Published: November 3,2011

Tags: aerodefense, aerospace, environment, oysters, reefs, space, space exploration

The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources’ (MDMR’s) Artificial Reef Bureau and NASA’s Stennis Space Center recently teamed up to continue efforts to enhance deep-water fishing in the northern Gulf of Mexico. GULF OF MEXICO — Since Hurricane Katrina — when nearly 100 percent of Mississippi’s artificial reefs were destroyed — the MDMR has conducted 113 […] [...]

Lockheed Martin to officially open support center

by Associated Press Published: October 19,2011

Tags: aerospace, center, construction, defense, manufacturing, military, military contracts, technical support

CLINTON — Lockheed Martin will hold a ceremonial opening today for its new technology support center in Mississippi. The Bethesda, Md.-based defense contractor announced in April that it planned to create 350 new jobs at the center in Clinton, Miss. The mission support center will serve several of Lockheed Martin’s federal customers. The center is […] [...]

Settlements reached in Stennis whistleblower case

by Associated Press Published: September 30,2011

Tags: aerospace, contract steering, contracts, courts, defense, military, settlements

HANCOCK COUNTY — The Justice Department said two companies and three individuals have agreed to pay $22.6 million as part of a whistleblower lawsuit that accused them of rigging a contract at Stennis Space Center. The 2009 lawsuit, filed in federal court in Mississippi, claimed three current or former federal employees conspired to steer a […] [...]

Aerojet conducts test firing of rocket engine

by MBJ Staff Published: September 29,2011

Tags: aerospace, defense, rockets, space, space exploration, technology

HANCOCK COUNTY — Aerojet, a GenCorp company, along with NASA and Orbital Sciences Corporation, has conducted a successful ground test firing of an AJ26-62 flight engine that will power Orbital’s Taurus II medium-class space launch vehicle. The test was conducted at NASA’s Stennis Space Center. Aerojet’s AJ26 engine is an oxidizer-rich, staged-combustion LO2/kerosene engine that […] [...]

Choctaws’ business unit could close in November

by Associated Press Published: September 29,2011

Tags: aerospace, defense, indians, military, Native Americans

PHILADELPHIA — Applied Geo Technologies on the Choctaw Indian Reservation could close in November. The Tribal-owned provider of aerospace and defense services employs 110. Tribal Chief-Elect Phyliss Anderson tells The Neshoba Democrat she was aware of the 60-day notification but had no part in the decision that was made by the board of directors of […] [...]

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