Posts Tagged ‘Stennis’

PHIL HARDWICK — Forecasting the future

by Published: March 7,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Stennis

“It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future.” — Yogi Berra   The World Future Society just issued it list of 20 Forecasts for 2014-2030. I’ve selected several from that list that I think will affect many Mississippi businesses and consumers and offer a bit of commentary about each. Amish Boom. The fastest-growing religious […] [...]

PHIL HARDWICK — So you want to be a residential real estate investor

by Published: February 7,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, real estate, Stennis

Residential real estate rents are on the rise, interest rates are low and the stock market is scary. So is now the time to buy that residential investment property? Nationwide, landlords raised rents by an average of 0.8 percent to $1,083 a month in the most recent quarter, according to a report by Reis Inc., […] [...]

PHIL HARDWICK — Restrictions on property use come in many forms

by Published: October 25,2013

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Mississippi State University, Stennis

The UCLA baseball team recently learned that it may not have a place to play ball, a developer in the nation’s capital is frustrated that a new building can be no more than 130 feet in height and a Mississippi homeowner discovered that he could not burn his leaves in his backyard. In each case, […] [...]

PHIL HARDWICK: Churches are changing

by Published: October 11,2013

Tags: Business, Hardwick, Mississippi, Stennis

The change is occurring in membership and in services. That, in turn, is affecting changes in the design of churches right down to the pews. The Pew Research Center (pun intended) has documented the changes going on in church membership in the United States. For the past few years of surveying, the Center has found […] [...]

Rocket engine passes early tests

by Published: March 16,2010

Tags: aerospace, NASA, space exploration, Stennis

HANCOCK COUNTY — Aerojet, a GenCorp company, and Orbital Sciences Corporation, along with Aerojet’s Russian partner, SNTK, announced that a series of NK-33 rocket engine tests conducted in Samara, Russia, were successfully completed in support of the development of Orbital’s Taurus II space launch vehicle. The purpose of the extended-time testing of the NK-33 engine, […] [...]

L-3 Vertex lands NASA contract

by Published: March 15,2010

Tags: aerospace, L-3 VERTEX, NASA, space exploration, Stennis

MADISON — NASA has selected L-3 Vertex Aerospace to receive a contract for aircraft and airfield related services at NASA’s Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif. The contract has a maximum value of $20 million. This is a cost-plus, fixed-fee, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity single award contract that begins April 1, 2010. The base contract […] [...]

FROM MISSISSIPPI TO MARS

by Published: May 25,2009

Tags: NASA, rockets, Stennis

When NASA sends Americans in space it is with rockets made at Stennis Space Center “If you are an American going into space, you are riding on rocket engines made here in Mississippi.” That’s the proud statement of John C. Stennis Space Center director Gene Goldman. When the Space Shuttle retires in 2010, NASA will […] [...]

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