Stennis Space Center

NASA ACHIEVES ROCKET ENGINE TEST MILESTONE NEEDED FOR MOON MISSIONS

NASA is a step closer to returning astronauts to the Moon in the next five years following a successful engine test on Thursday at NASA’s Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. The latest “hot fire” was the culmination of four-plus years of testing for the RS-25 engines that will send the first four […]

TRANSPORT OF SATURN V ROCKET STAGE TO STENNIS SPACE CENTER A MATTER OF REAL HISTORY

History both repeated and foreshadowed itself with transport of the S-IC-15 Saturn V rocket stage to NASA’s Stennis Space Center this month. It repeated in literal fashion. The stage was transported from NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility to Stennis Space Center on June 16, via the same water route it took more than 45 years ago […]

STENNIS SPACE CENTER MARKS 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF FIRST TEST

In April 1966, Lyndon Johnson was president of the United States, protests of the Vietnam War were growing, gas was priced at 32 cents per gallon, (You’re My) Soul and Inspiration was the No. 1 song on the Billboard charts, Bonanza was the No. 1 television show in the country and Ronald Reagan was successfully […]

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