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House honors Fred Haise

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Astronaut Fred Haise (center, red tie), a Biloxi native, was honored by the Mississippi House of Representatives for his distinguished career. He was commended with House Concurrent Resolution 88, which recognized his extraordinary leadership and service. Among his many space flights, Haise was the lunar module pilot on Apollo 13, which developed problems during its moon flight and had to ...

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

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 Shuttle and his many missions ...

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Bill Yates to be honored at Innovators Hall of Fame Awards Gala Nov. 13; Fred Haise to headline Conference on Technology Innovation Nov. 14

The Mississippi Technology Alliance (MTA) will host the Mississippi Innovators Hall of Fame Awards Gala, Nov. 13. The 13th Annual Conference on Technology Innovation, hosted by MTA, will be held Nov. 14. Both events will be held at the Jackson Convention Complex. The Mississippi Innovators Hall of Fame was established in 2008 as a tribute to the many innovative and ...

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Bill Yates to be honored at Innovators Hall of Fame Awards Gala Nov. 13; Fred Haise to headline Conference on Technology Innovation Nov. 14

The Mississippi Technology Alliance (MTA) will host the Mississippi Innovators Hall of Fame Awards Gala, Nov. 13. The 13th Annual Conference on Technology Innovation, hosted by MTA, will be held Nov. 14. Both events will be held at the Jackson Convention Complex. The Mississippi Innovators Hall of Fame was established in 2008 as a tribute to the many innovative and ...

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Infinity lifts off at Stennis Space Center on the Gulf Coast

BAY ST. LOUIS: The towering sculpture of a soaring eagle greets motorists as they turn into the massive gravel parking lot just off Interstate 10 in Hancock County. Crafted from hurricane-battered timber and scrap metal from a nearby rocket test stand, the lone eagle is the first to welcome visitors to the new Infinity Science Center outside Bay St. Louis. ...

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THE TECH 21

Mississippi’s tech scene is on the rise, thanks to flashy successes like Hu Meena’s blockbuster deal with Apple to get the iPhone for C Spire and Joel Bomgar, whose Bomgar Box is taking the world by storm. From Starkville to Ocean Springs, and everywhere in between, here are some of Mississippi’s leaders in the Tech industry.

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"Houston, we've had a problem"

Apollo 13 astronaut Fred Haise recalls the mission’s perilous voyage… and heroic return. Failure. As Odyssey, command module for NASA’s Apollo 13 lunar mission, hurtled back to Earth at an altitude of more than 34,000 miles, lunar module pilot Fred Wallace Haise Jr. was worried not about whether or not the spacecraft’s epoxy-resin heat shield could withstand the scorching temperatures ...

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Gulf Coast Gears Up for New Tourist Attraction

In the world of science and education, Apollo  13 astronaut and Biloxi native Fred Haise is half rock star, half cheerleader. When he’s not signing autographs for teachers and school children, he is actively involved on the board of the Infinity Science Center, a $42 million, 72,000 square foot digital showcase coming soon to the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Infinity will ...

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