Posts Tagged ‘space program’

Testing on rocket engine’s ‘heart’ concludes at Stennis

HANCOCK COUNTY — NASA has taken another step toward human exploration of new destinations in the solar system. At the agency’s Stennis Space Center, engineers conducted the final test-firing of the J-2X powerpack assembly, an important component of America’s next heavy-lift rocket. The J-2X engine is the first human-rated liquid oxygen and liquid hydrogen engine […] [...]

NASA implements HazNet system

by Published: October 20,2009

Tags: disaster preparedness, federal agency, space program

HANCOCK COUNTY — The “all-hazards network” system, HazNet, developed through the Innovative Partnership Program at NASA’s John C. Stennis Space Center, is being implemented across the space agency. HazNet incorporates maps, reports, Internet-derived data and real-time sensor input into a geographic information system (GIS)-based display to provide organizations and officials with comprehensive information during emergency […] [...]

Skylla lands another contract

by Published: September 15,2009

Tags: software engineering, space program, technology

HANCOCK COUNTY — Skylla Engineering recently celebrated the one-year anniversary of its Stennis Space Center (SSC) operations and the win of its second contract. Skylla Engineering won its first SSC contract with the U.S. Geological Survey’s (USGS’) Hydrologic Instrumentation Facility (HIF) in July 2008. The second contract, as a subcontractor to SAIC supporting the National […] [...]

Stennis gets ‘green’ light

by Published: July 17,2009

Tags: electricity, energy efficency, space program

HANCOCK COUNTY — NASA’s Stennis Space Center Mississippi is lighting a new onsite parking facility with solar-LED technology. As part of the Stennis’ new Cryogenics Control Center facility, the car park will be equipped with EverGEN 1520 solar-LED parking lot lights from Carmanah Technologies. Recently showcased at the LIGHTFAIR International tradeshow and conference in New […] [...]

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