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Milroy conducting experiment

Scott Milroy, a University of Southern Mississippi assistant professor, is embarking on a year long project to grow a form of blue-green algae in incubation chambers at the Stennis Space Center in Hancock County. Milroy hopes to mimic conditions that exist on the surface of Mars. NASA has provided funding for the research. Milroy says the algae – known as ...

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Brown to lead Stennis

The Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command at Stennis Space Center is getting a new commander. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus says Capt. Brian B. Brown is being promoted to rear admiral and will be posted to Stennis. A news release says Brown is currently executive assistant to the director for oceanography, space, and maritime domain awareness at the Pentagon.

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Wiesenberg appointed provost

University of Southern Mississippi vice president for research Dr. Denis Wiesenburg has been named the university’s next provost, pending approval by the Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning. The change is effective July 1. Wiesenburg, who has served as the university’s vice president for research since 2010, also became interim provost last November when Dr. Bob ...

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NSSC promotes Dubuisson

Rebecca Dubuisson is the new deputy director of the NASA Shared Services Center (NSSC). Dubuisson has 24 years of experience in business administration including acquisition management, institutional management, and financial management. She began her NASA career in 1988 at the Stennis Space Center (SSC) as a procurement analyst in the Procurement and Business Management Office. In 1999, she began serving ...

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White going to Pentagon

A Navy officer at Stennis Space Center is getting a promotion to the Pentagon. A Defense Department news release says Rear Adm. Jonathan W. White will be director of the Navy’s oceanography, space and maritime domain awareness division in Washington. White is currently commander of the naval meteorology and oceanography command at Stennis.

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Minority Business Expo at Stennis Space Center is March 29

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 and will be assigned on ...

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Alabama company earns $26M Stennis contract

HANCOCK COUNTY — NASA’s John C. Stennis Space Center has awarded a contract to A2 Research, JV, of Huntsville, Ala., to provide technical laboratory services at the center. The firm, fixed-priced contract is valued at $26 million. It includes a one-year base contract period, plus a one-year option and one three-year option period. Highly specialized laboratory services by A2 Research, ...

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Scheuermann elevated to Stennis director

Patrick Scheuermann, the deputy director at the Stennis Space Center in Hancock County, has been named the center’s director. NASA Administrator Charles F. Bolden made the announcement March 1 in Washington. Arthur E. “Gene” Goldman, who has been the director of Stennis since Nov. 2008, was named deputy director of Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. Before being named ...

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Scheuermann named new Stennis director

HANCOCK COUNTY — Patrick Scheuermann, the deputy director at the Stennis Space Center in Hancock County, has been named the center’s director. NASA Administrator Charles F. Bolden made the announcement Monday in Washington. Arthur E. “Gene” Goldman, who has been the director of Stennis since November 2008, was named deputy director of Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. Before ...

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AGT wins NASA's highest award

CHOCTAW — Applied Geo Technologies (AGT) has received the George M. Low Award, NASA’s highest quality and performance honor, in the small business service category. “NASA’s mission is AGT’s mission, and we will continue to strive to better what we do and how we serve our customer and our country in achieving the missions ahead,” said Mike Miller, interim president ...

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