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Stennis Center linked to NASA selections for small business tech proposals

March 10, 2014

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Two proposals being administered by the Stennis Space Center in South Mississippi are among the 108 research and technology proposals from U.S. small businesses that NASA has selected to enable NASA’s future missions while benefiting America’s technology-driven economy on Earth. The selected proposals now will enter into negotiations for contract awards as part of Phase […]

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SpaceX to bring more innovation to Stennis

October 31, 2013

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SpaceX is bringing a new engine rocket testing program to Stennis Space Center along with an incredible background thanks to its forward-thinking chief, Elon Musk. Musk, the billionaire founder of PayPal, is CEO/CTO of SpaceX and CEO of Tesla Motors. Bloomberg Businessweek called Musk “the 21st century industrialist.” Most recently he made headlines with his […]

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J-2X engine tests at Stennis Space Center highlighted in NASA video

May 22, 2013

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Engineers are installing the J-2X engine E10002 in the A-1 test stand at NASA’s Stennis Space Center on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The installation is in preparation for a new series of tests, where the engine will be gimbaled, or pivoted, during test firings. Gimbal tests are an important part of the design process. When […]

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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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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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Minority Business Expo at Stennis Space Center is March 29

March 7, 2012

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The Mississippi Enterprise for Technology (MSET) will host a Minority Business Expo at Stennis Space Center from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 29. Organizers are looking for companies to exhibit at the expo. Table-top stations will be provided for those wishing to display their products and informational materials on their services. Space is limited […]

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Rolls-Royce Brings Jobs to Hancock County

January 9, 2012

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The Mississippi Development Authority announced this afternoon that Rolls-Royce North America has added a second jet engine test stand at the John C. Stennis Space Center in Hancock County. MDA says the $50 million project will create 35 new jobs. FROM THE MISS. DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY Today,  Governor Barbour announced that Rolls-Royce North America is adding […]

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Mississippi & Geronimo

May 3, 2011

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The Western world continues to clamor for more information about a small group of Americans who can proudly take credit for taking out the 21st Century’s most wanted and most elusive fugitive. One can only imagine what was going through the twisted mind of Osama Bin Laden as Navy SEAL Team Six stormed his suburban […]

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