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NASA recognizes Stennis workers

The NASA Space Flight Awareness Program recently recognized several Mississippi employees at the Stennis Space Center with Honoree Awards for outstanding support of human spaceflight: Matt Ladner of Necaise is the facility demolition manager with NASA’s Center Operations Directorate at Stennis. Ladner was recognized for outstanding efforts in the electrical restoration of the B-2 Test Stand in preparation for testing ...

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Stennis Space Center Employees Receive 2017 NASA Honor Awards

Stennis Space Center employees from Mississippi were recently recognized for their work at the Annual NASA Honor Awards. NASA’s Outstanding Leadership Medal: Robert S. Harris was recognized for for progressive leadership as procurement officer and senior procurement official at Stennis. Harris is responsible for overseeing a $4.7 billion acquisition management program and supporting more than 40 resident agencies of the ...

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Essnova Earns ISO 9001 Certification

Birmingham-based geospatial firm Essnova, a member of the Enterprise for Innovative Geospatial Solutions (EIGS) Cluster at Stennis Space Center, has achieved International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001 certification. By meeting these standards, the company affirms its ability to consistently deliver effective quality management systems, comply with security requirements, and drive continuous improvements to products, services, and internal processes. A quality ...

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Stennis Space Center Employee Sanders Receives Silver Snoopy Award

NASA’s Stennis Space Center employee Brennan Sanders of Diamondhead recently received the prestigious Space Flight Awareness (SFA) Silver Snoopy award. Sanders is the lead for test complex design and construction with the NASA Center Operations Directorate at Stennis. He was honored for support of the refurbishment of the B-2 Test Stand to test the new Space Launch System core stage. ...

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Stennis Space Center Employee Ladner Receives Silver Snoopy Award

NASA’s Stennis Space Center employee Latisha Ladner of Kiln recently received the prestigious Space Flight Awareness (SFA) Silver Snoopy award. Ladner is a work performance analyst for Syncom Space Services at Stennis. She was honored for her dedication in processing work requests in support of all Stennis programs and projects for the test area, including space shuttle main engine, J-2X, ...

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Stennis Space Center employee Broussard receives Silver Snoopy Award

NASA’s Stennis Space Center employee Charles Broussard of Gulfport recently received the prestigious Space Flight Awareness Silver Snoopy award. Broussard is a senior database analyst with SaiTech Inc. at Stennis. He was honored for his dedication and support, which contributed directly to NASA’s mission success. Astronaut Karen Nyberg presented the award. Broussard received a Silver Snoopy lapel pin flown on ...

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PROFILE: John C. Stennis Space Center

John C. Stennis Space Center, north of Interstate 10 in South Mississippi, is a 14,000-acre secure complex surrounded by a unique 125,000-acre heavily wooded buffer zone. It’s where some of the most powerful rocket engines in the world have been tested, including 27 first- and second-stage boosters for the Saturn V. In 2008 the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics ...

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Spacecraft flies between Saturn and rings in historic 1st

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has ventured into the never-before-explored region between Saturn and its rings. But flight controllers won’t know how everything went until Thursday when they are back in touch with the craft. Cassini was out of radio contact with Earth early Wednesday as it became the first spacecraft to enter the gap between Saturn and its rings. That’s because ...

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Stennis recognizes 2

NASA’s Space Flight Awareness Program recently recognized two employees with an Honoree Award for outstanding support of human spaceflight. Stennis Space Center employee Dave Smith of Picayune is a drafter with Syncom Space Services and was recognized for 37 years of support and for his dedication, work ethic and influence in managing the Engineering Services Drafting Department. Stennis Space Center ...

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Mississippians earn NASA Honor Awards at Stennis

Stennis Space Center Director Rick Gilbrech and James Free, deputy associate administrator for technical in the NASA Human Explorations and Operations Mission Directorate, presented annual NASA Honor Awards to Stennis employees during a recent onsite ceremony. Mississippians honored were: Exceptional Service Medal David R. Keith of Diamondhead, a senior procurement analyst, recognized for his expertise and influence of both direction ...

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