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  • The A-3 Test Stand at Stennis is scheduled for completion and activation in 2013.

    A-3 Test Stand

    An aerial photo provides a view of the A-3 Test Stand construction site at Stennis Space Center. Photo date: Sep. 25, 2012

  • The A-3 Test Stand at Stennis is scheduled for completion and activation in 2013.

    A-3 Test Stand

    Activation of the new A-3 Test Stand at Stennis Space Center is set for 2013. Photo date: Aug. 17, 2012

  • The A-3 Test Stand at Stennis is scheduled for completion and activation in 2013.

    A-3 Test Stand

    The A-3 Test Stand is the first large test structure to be built at Stennis Space Center since the 1960s. Photo date: July 27, 2012

  • The A-3 Test Stand at Stennis is scheduled for completion and activation in 2013.

    A-3 Test Stand

    Calm canal waters offer a scenic view of the new A-3 Test Stand being built at Stennis Space Center. Photo date: June 29, 2012

  • The A-3 Test Stand at Stennis is scheduled for completion and activation in 2013.

    A-3 Test Stand

    Construction of the A-3 Test Stand continues at Stennis Space Center. Photo date: May 18, 2012

  • The A-3 Test Stand at Stennis is scheduled for completion and activation in 2013.

    A-3 Test Stand

    A blue sky frames ongoing work on the new A-3 Test Stand at Stennis Space Center. Photo date: Apr. 06, 2012

  • The A-3 Test Stand at Stennis is scheduled for completion and activation in 2013.

    A-3 Test Stand

    The A-3 Test Stand at Stennis is scheduled for completion and activation in 2013. Photo date: Mar. 02, 2012

  • The A-3 Test Stand under construction is the first large test structure built at Stennis since the 1960s.

    A-3 Test Stand

    The A-3 Test Stand under construction is the first large test structure built at Stennis since the 1960s. Photo date: Mar. 02, 2012

  • Work continues on the A-3 Test Stand at Stennis, with activation set for 2013.

    A-3 Test Stand

    Work continues on the A-3 Test Stand at Stennis, with activation set for 2013. Photo date: Jan. 13, 2012

  • Fog envelops part of the A-3 Test Stand at Stennis, as viewed from the B-1/B-2 Test Stand.

    A-3 Test Stand

    Fog envelops part of the A-3 Test Stand at Stennis, as viewed from the B-1/B-2 Test Stand. Photo date: Jan. 05, 2012

  • Construction of the new A-3 Test Stand continues at Stennis Space Center.

    A-3 Test Stand

    Construction of the new A-3 Test Stand continues at Stennis Space Center. Photo date: Dec. 23, 2011

  • The A-3 Test Stand at Stennis Space Center is set for completion and activation in 2013.

    A-3 Test Stand

    The A-3 Test Stand at Stennis Space Center is set for completion and activation in 2013. Photo date: Aug. 19, 2011

  • An 85,000-gallon liquid hydrogen tank is installed on the A-3 Test Stand under construction at Stennis Space Center.

    A-3 Test Stand

    An 85,000-gallon liquid hydrogen tank is installed on the A-3 Test Stand under construction at Stennis Space Center. Photo date: July 25, 2011

  • The A-3 Test Stand at Stennis Space Center will allow simulated high-altitude testing of the J-2X rocket engine.

    A-3 Test Stand

    The A-3 Test Stand at Stennis Space Center will allow simulated high-altitude testing of the J-2X rocket engine. Photo date: July 1, 2011

  • A 35,000-gallon liquid oxygen tank is installed atop the A-3 Test Stand.

    A-3 Test Stand

    A 35,000-gallon liquid oxygen tank is installed atop the A-3 Test Stand. Photo date: June 8, 2011

  • Work on the new A-3 Test Stand at Stennis Space Center continues.

    A-3 Test Stand

    Work on the new A-3 Test Stand at Stennis Space Center continues, with activation targeted for 2013. Photo date: April 15, 2011

  • The A-3 construction site is a busy place as work continues on the test stand.

    A-3 Test Stand

    The A-3 construction site is a busy place as work continues on the test stand that will allow rocket engine testing at simulated high altitudes up to 100,000 feet. Photo date: October 1, 2010

  • The A-3 Test Stand under construction at Stennis Space Center is reflected in the water of the nearby canal.

    A-3 Test Stand

    The A-3 Test Stand under construction at Stennis Space Center is reflected in the water of the nearby canal. Photo date: July 9, 2010.

  • Work continues on the new A-3 Test Stand at Stennis.

    A-3 Test Stand

    Construction of the A-3 Test Stand is moving forward with piping work and assembly of a large crane needed to install the test cell and diffuser. Photo date: June 25, 2010.

  • Work continues on the new A-3 Test Stand at Stennis.

    A-3 Test Stand

    Work continues on the new A-3 Test Stand at Stennis. The stand will be used to test the new J-2X rocket engine that will help take humans beyond low-Earth orbit. Photo date: November 20, 2009.