Posts Tagged ‘Stennis Space Center’

Cochran seeking commitment from DHS for data center consolidation

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) is seeking confirmation that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is committed to programs that promote cost savings while still meeting the nation’s domestic security needs — specifically pointing to the data center consolidation project at Stennis Space Center and advanced funding for U.S. Coast Guard ship […] [...]

Gulf Coast’s Infinity Science Center working to attract more visitors

by Lisa Monti Published: February 21,2014

Tags: Business, economic development, education, Gulf Coast, Mississippi, Stennis Space Center

Infinity Science Center is coming up on its second anniversary in April and the emphasis now is on attracting more people by adding exhibits and making the science center more visible, literally. NASA has cleared some trees between the state Welcome Center and Infinity so that I-10 travelers get a better view of the center. […] [...]

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NASA says funding decision for test stand was faulty

by Associated Press Published: January 10,2014

Tags: NASA, Paul Martin, space exploration, Stennis Space Center, test stand, U.S. Department of Defense

HANCOCK COUNTY — Officials at NASA have admitted that they didn’t follow their own rules and agreements when the agency spent $352 million to refurbish a test stand in Mississippi when cheaper ones were available in Huntsville, Ala. and in California. AL.com reported that although NASA officials say they didn’t follow their own rules, they […] [...]

Blue Origin successfully tests BE-3 rocket engine

HANCOCK COUNTY — NASA commercial crew partner Blue Origin of Kent, Wash., has tested a new, hydrogen- and oxygen-fueled engine designed to lift the company’s crewed Space Vehicle on future missions out of Earth’s atmosphere. Blue Origin is one of the American companies developing next generation rockets and spacecraft capable of carrying humans to low-Earth […] [...]

Communities to feel impact of Rolls-Royce expansion on Gulf Coast

by Lisa Monti Published: October 25,2013

Tags: Business, Gulf Coast, Mississippi, NASA, Stennis Space Center

STENNIS SPACE CENTER — Rolls-Royce and state officials cut the ribbon Wednesday on the second jet engine test stand the company has built at this Hancock County facility. The jet engines don’t make as much noise as the rocket engines NASA has tested here in the past, shaking buildings and rattling windows at times, but […] [...]

SpaceX to test rocket engine at Stennis; administrator praises workers

HANCOCK COUNTY — Private space exploration firm SpaceX will test a methane fueled rocket engine at NASA’s John C. Stennis Space Center in Hancock County. State and federal officials made the announcement today. Mississippi will spend $500,000 and NASA will spend $600,000 to help upgrade a rocket test stand so it can use methane to […] [...]

Two companies graduate from MSET incubator at Stennis

HANCOCK COUNTY — The Mississippi Enterprise for Technology (MSET) recently graduated two companies from their incubator program at Stennis Space Center. DQSI, is a woman-owned, 8(a), small disadvantaged firm that specializes in information technology and GIS, document management and seismic digitization, construction and environmental consulting. Melhcorp builds electronics systems, particularly for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) […] [...]

DCI selects Beasley

by MBJ Staff Published: February 22,2013

Tags: Charlie Beasley, Mississippi Enterprise for Technology, NASA, Stennis Space Center

Charlie Beasley, president and CEO, Mississippi Enterprise for Technology Inc., has been selected as a winner in the economic development profession’s “40 Under 40” awards. The award’s program was managed by Development Counsellors International (DCI), a New York-based firm that specializes in economic development marketing. Beasley has been an employee of the MSET at NASA’s […] [...]

Beasley earns certification

by MBJ Staff Published: October 29,2012

Tags: Charlie Beasley, Mississippi Enterprise for Technology, Stennis Space Center

Charlie Beasley, president and CEO of the Mississippi Enterprise for Technology (MSET) at Stennis Space Center, recently earned the designation of certified economic developer (CEcD). The CEcD exam was administered by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) on Sept. 29 and 30 in Houston, Texas, at the Hilton Americas-Houston. With nearly 15 years of economic […] [...]

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