On Oct. 20, 2012, Stennis employees and guests gathered at the INFINITY Science Center facility for the second annual Stennis Space Center Gala celebration. The celebration featured a program focused on past year achievements, as well as a presentation of the Roy S. Estess Public Service Leadership Award.
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It's the zip code designation for a unique federal city that serves the nation in ways many people do not realize.
In the past five decades, NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center has established itself as the nation's premier rocket engine test facility.
NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center marks the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the center on Oct. 25, 2011.
The John C. Stennis Space Center Mission Brochure presents facts and information about the history and ongoing work of the NASA facility established in south Mississippi in 1961 to support the American space program. Since that time, Stennis Space Center has grown into a unique federal city and the nation's largest rocket engine test site.
NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center is a unique federal city that is home to more than 30 federal, state, academic and private organizations and numerous technology-based companies.
Stennis is...home to America's premier rocket engine test complex, the NASA facility where engines for all manned Apollo and space shuttle flights have been tested and where next-generation engines that will once again carry humans into deep space will be tested.