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Children will have a blast at NASA Day at the Mississippi Children’s Museum

March 5, 2013

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NASA says it is “go for launch” on a visit to the Mississippi Children’s Museum this Saturday. Members of the John C. Stennis Space Center on the Gulf Coast will be on hand to show visitors how to live and work in space through a variety of special activities; the event will both promote the […]

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Stennis fires up J2X Powerpack

November 28, 2012

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Stennis Space Center in Bay St. Louis sent out a picture this morning from yesterday’s hot fire test of the J-2X power pack assembly. Engineers had moved the assembly in September to install instrumentation to its fuel turbopump. According to an agency release, the four-minute test helped measure the turbine structural strain when the turbopump […]

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(VIDEO) Astronaut Fred Haise talks about Apollo 13, the Space Shuttle and the Infinity Space Center

November 14, 2012

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Biloxi native and Apollo 13 astronaut Fred Haise spoke to a group of technology and financial leaders in Jackson today at the annual Innovate Mississippi Conference on High Technology. While famous for his role in the survival and rescue of the 1970 Apollo 13 mission, Haise tells MBJ-TV he has more affinity for the Space […]

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Stennis Space Center gets new director

September 25, 2012

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NASA officials have announced the appointment of Dr. Richard J. Gilbrech as director of the John C. Stennis Space Center (SSC) in Bay St. Louis. Gilbrech replaces outgoing director Patrick Scheuermann, who has taken a job as director of the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. Gilbrech previously served at SSC director from 2006-2007 […]

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