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NASA resumed Green Run testing activities this week on the first flight stage of its Space Launch System (SLS) rocket, with the return of limited crews to perform work at the agency’s Stennis Space Center in Bay St. Louis. “This is an important step toward resuming the critical work to support NASA’s Artemis program that …

Skip Roberts has worked as an engineer at Stennis Space Center for 20 years, which means he has been involved with numerous propulsion test projects. That makes it understandably hard for him to point to a particular project or achievement as his proudest. “Each program comes with its own unique challenges to overcome,” said Roberts, …

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 …

Stennis Space Center Director Rick Gilbrech and Kennedy Space Center Director Bob Cabana presented annual NASA Honor Awards to Stennis employees during an onsite ceremony. The late James Bevis of Diamondhead received a posthumous NASA Exceptional Service Medal for 15 years of service as the Stennis chief financial officer until his death in November 2017. …

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 …

Stennis Space Center is well known as home to NASA rocket scientists, Naval oceanographers, Navy SEALS and major aerospace companies including Lockheed Martin, Aerojet Rocketdyne and SpaceX. With NASA as its landlord, Stennis houses more than 40 federal and state agencies, academic institutions, private organizations and technology companies that share costs to keep the Hancock …

HANCOCK COUNTY — Stennis Space Center traces its beginnings back in the 1960s and the Apollo manned lunar missions. Now the Hancock County propulsion facility is on the verge of testing rocket engine technology to propel humans to other planets through a new partnership between NASA and SpaceX. SpaceX announced in 2013 that it would …