Stennis Space Center instrumental in future of space exploration

By 2024, NASA plans to have landed the first female astronaut on the moon but not without a little help from Mississippi. Announced at the tail end of September, the Artemis program, which includes Phase 1 plans to land the first woman on the surface of the Moon, is intended to create “scientific discovery, economic … Continue reading “Stennis Space Center instrumental in future of space exploration”

Stennis Space Center had a hand in tomorrow’s SpaceX launch

NASA’s SpaceX launch was supposed to take place on Wednesday, however Mother Nature had other plans. The launch is now scheduled for tomorrow afternoon, and Stennis Space Center Deputy Director Randy Galloway joined Rebecca Turner on Good Things to talk about the historic event. “This is the first time we are going to launch an … Continue reading “Stennis Space Center had a hand in tomorrow’s SpaceX launch”

Without Mississippi the Moonshot Wouldn’t Have Happened

Mr. Gary Benton(Deputy Director of the Engineering and Test Directorate at Stennis Space Center) joined the conversation by phone from Stennis Space Center to talk about the importance of Mississippi to the Apollo Mission to put a man on the moon 50 years ago. If you missed his conversation with JT, you can find it … Continue reading “Without Mississippi the Moonshot Wouldn’t Have Happened”

Stennis Space Center tests rocket that will take humans to Mars

NASA did a “hot fire” rocket engine test earlier Wednesday at Stennis Space Center, the first one of 2019. The RS-25 rocket features a developmental engine designed to take humans farther in space than we’ve ever gone before – back to the Moon and ultimately Mars. Four RS-25s, when fired simultaneously, produce two million pounds … Continue reading “Stennis Space Center tests rocket that will take humans to Mars”

NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars

Forty-one students from 29 community colleges visited Stennis Space Center for the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars event. Students were divided into teams to compete for a fictitious NASA contract to design the most reliable and cost-efficient Mars rover prototype. Hear a first-hand experience from one of the students here.

Mississippi’s NASA Hidden Figure

Recall the movie, Hidden Figures, 3 brilliant African- American women at NASA- served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history’s. But that isn’t the only remarkable achievement made by an African-American women at NASA Behind the NASA scenes there are countless people, keeping things together that never make the limelight- one … Continue reading “Mississippi’s NASA Hidden Figure”