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Timko ‘Proud and Blessed’ for Stennis Space Center experience

Cheryl Timko has a primarily “low-profile” position in NASA’s Stennis Space Center Office of Procurement, but she has a definite front-and-center presence when it comes to promoting cultural diversity and serving as a role model for young students. A native of Romulus, Michigan, Timko grew up in nearby Plymouth. Her earliest space-related memory dates to the Challenger tragedy in 1986, ...

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NASA Space Flight Awareness Program recognizes Stennis employee Beech

Stennis Space Center employee Mike Beech of Carriere was recognized by NASA’s Space Flight Awareness Program with an Honoree Award for outstanding support of human spaceflight. Beech is a manufacturing engineer for Aerojet Rocketdyne at Stennis. He was honored for his outstanding performance in supporting the development, modification, assembly and testing of the RS-25 engine.

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NASA Space Flight Awareness Program recognizes Stennis employee Mirandy

Stennis Space Center employee Jim Mirandy of Bay St. Louis was recognized by NASA’s Space Flight Awareness Program with an Honoree Award for outstanding support of human spaceflight. Mirandy is a safety engineer with Bastion Technologies at Stennis. He was honored for exemplary support of the Stennis Safety and Mission Assurance Directorate in displaying dedication, knowledge and passion for the ...

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Employee continues life of ‘Firsts’ with Stennis work

Venetia Gonzales had never been to NASA’s Stennis Space Center prior to landing a job at the site. After all, she grew up in Simi Valley, California, a considerable distance from the coast of south Mississippi. She did not even visit Stennis when applying for the job – her hiring interview was conducted via Skype when Gonzales was working as ...

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Stennis Space Center employees receive 2019 NASA Honor Awards

Stennis Space Center Director Rick Gilbrech and NASA Science Mission Directorate Associate Administrator Thomas Zurbuchen presented annual NASA Honor Awards to Stennis employees during an onsite ceremony Sept. 10. Two Stennis employees received NASA’s Outstanding Leadership Medal. This medal is awarded to government employees for notable leadership accomplishments that significantly influenced the NASA mission. Richard J. Gilbrech of Slidell received ...

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Stennis Space Center a “hidden wonder” home to major advanced technology developments

By BECKY GILLETTE Most people traveling along Interstate 10 in coastal Mississippi have little idea of the large federal city located north of the interstate. People come out of the pine trees to the sprawling campus of Stennis Space Center, an economic powerhouse estimated to have contributed more than $917 million during the most recent fiscal year to the economies ...

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THE I-10 ROCKET REGION — To Stennis and beyond

» Boeing is building the heavy-lift Space Launch System rocket in New Orleans, now Relativity will build 3D printed light launch vehicles 35 miles away at Stennis Space Center, Miss.   An intriguing cluster is growing along the Interstate 10 corridor between Southeast Louisiana and South Mississippi. The Stennis-Michoud corridor in the near future will be where not one but ...

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Stennis Space Center employee Murrah receives Silver Snoopy Award

Stennis Space Center employee Adam Murrah, a native of Starkville, Mississippi, and a resident of Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, received NASA’s prestigious Space Flight Awareness (SFA) Silver Snoopy award June 19 during an onsite ceremony. Murrah is the cultural resources manager and the National Environmental Policy Act manager in the NASA Center Operations Directorate at Stennis. He was honored for ...

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Stennis Space Center employee Kapidzic receives Silver Snoopy Award

Stennis Space Center employee Miran Kapidzic of Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, received NASA’s prestigious Space Flight Awareness (SFA) Silver Snoopy award June 19 during an onsite ceremony. Kapidzic is the project controls/cost engineer for Syncom Space Services at Stennis. He was honored for significant contributions to Stennis propulsion test programs through major cost savings on multiple projects. Astronaut Don Pettit ...

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Stennis Space Center employee Jones receives Silver Snoopy Award

Stennis Space Center employee Timothy Jones of Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, received NASA’s prestigious Space Flight Awareness (SFA) Silver Snoopy award June 19 during an onsite ceremony. Jones is a senior computer programmer/software developer for SaiTech Inc. at Stennis. He was honored for exceptional support, leadership and dedication to the NASA mission through his innovative implementation of software solutions. Astronaut ...

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