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THE DAWNING SPACE ECONOMY — Governments and private companies are going all-out in what amounts to a new space race, and this region has a foot in both worlds

By DAVID TORTORANO Sometime next year at a site in south Mississippi, four RS-25 engines and the core stage of NASA’s Space Launch System will roar to life in a teeth-rattling spectacle during a static test at the historic B-2 test stand. With a combined 2 million pounds of thrust, the engine core test at Stennis Space Center (SSC) will ...

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NASA’s Stennis Space Center earns agency’s Small Business Administrator’s Cup Award

NASA’s Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis has been awarded the agency’s fiscal year (FY) 2016 NASA Small Business Administrator’s Cup. The award is presented annually to recognize the NASA center that has the best overall small business program. It is the second time Stennis has earned the cup in the award’s eight-year history. Stennis first received the cup ...

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Stennis to celebrate Old Timers’ Day May 5

NASA Stennis Space Center will celebrate its annual Old Timers’ Day on Friday, May 5, beginning at 4 p.m. at the Cypress House pavilion on site. Former and current Stennis employees, regardless of their organizational affiliations or length of service, are invited to attend. Each retiree and one guest are invited to attend the reunion at no charge. Cost for current employees ...

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