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  • 9 of 14 water, isopropyl alcohol and liquid oxygen tanks have been installed at the A-3 Test Stand.

    A-3 Test Stand

    Nine of 14 water, isopropyl alcohol and liquid oxygen tanks have been installed at the A-3 Test Stand. Work is expected to begin by year's end on installation of the test cell diffuser. Photo date: September 25, 2009.

  • Work continues on the new A-3 Test Stand at Stennis. The stand will be used to test the new J-2X rocket engine.

    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 back to the moon and beyond. Photo date: July 31, 2009.

  • 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 back to the moon and beyond. Photo date: June 2, 2009.

  • Workers completed structural steel work on the A-3 Test Stand at Stennis Space Center on April 9.

    A-3 Test Stand

    Workers completed structural steel work on the A-3 Test Stand at Stennis Space Center on April 9. Work on other areas of the stand is under way. Photo date: April 17, 2009.

  • Workers completed structural steel work on the A-3 Test Stand at Stennis Space Center on April 9.

    A-3 Test Stand

    Workers completed structural steel work on the A-3 Test Stand at Stennis Space Center on April 9. About 4 million pounds of fabricated steel was used in erecting the 16 stand stages. Photo date: April 10, 2009.

  • Workers are completing the final two stages of structural steel work on the A-3 Test Stand at Stennis space Center.

    A-3 Test Stand

    Workers are completing the final two stages of structural steel work on the A-3 Test Stand at Stennis space Center. The stand will be used to test the new J-2X engine now in development. Photo date: April 3, 2009.

  • Steel work is nearing completion on the A-3 Test Stand at Stennis Space Center

    A-3 Test Stand

    Steel work is nearing completion on the A-3 Test Stand at Stennis Space Center. The stand will simulate altitudes up to 100,000 feet for testing the new J-2X engine now in development. Photo date: March 27, 2009.

  • Steel work continues on the A-3 Test Stand at Stennis Space Center.

    A-3 Test Stand

    Steel work continues on the A-3 Test Stand at Stennis Space Center. When completed, the stand will be used to test the new J-2X engine being built to help carry humans back to the moon. Photo date: March 20, 2009.

  • Workers are erecting the 11th stage of steel on the A-3 Test Stand at Stennis Space Center.

    A-3 Test Stand

    Workers are erecting the 11th stage of steel on the A-3 Test Stand at Stennis Space Center. Steel work is expected to continure through March. Photo date: March 6, 2009.

  • Nine of 16 steel stages have been completed on the A-3 Test Stand at Stennis Space Center.

    A-3 Test Stand

    Nine of 16 steel stages have been completed on the A-3 Test Stand at Stennis Space Center. Steel work is expected to continure through March. Photo date: February 27, 2009.

  • Workers have begun erecting the ninth stage of steel on the A-3 Test Stand at Stennis Space Center.

    A-3 Test Stand

    Workers have begun erecting the ninth stage of steel on the A-3 Test Stand at Stennis Space Center. The stand will be used to test the new J-2X rocket engine. Photo date: February 20, 2009.

  • Work is under way on the eighth stage of steel on the A-3 Test Stand at Stennis Space Center.

    A-3 Test Stand

    Work is under way on the eighth stage of steel on the A-3 Test Stand at Stennis Space Center. The 300-foot stand is scehduled to be completed in 2011. Photo date: February 12, 2009.

  • Workers have begun erecting the eighth stage of steel on the A-3 Test Stand at Stennis Space Center.

    A-3 Test Stand

    Workers have begun erecting the eighth stage of steel on the A-3 Test Stand at Stennis Space Center. Scehduled to be completed in 2011, the 300-foot stand will be used to test the J-2X engines that will help carry humans back to the moon. Photo date: February 6, 2009.

  • Steel continues to rise on the A-3 Test Stand at Stennis Space Center.

    A-3 Test Stand

    Steel continues to rise on the A-3 Test Stand at Stennis Space Center. The stand will be used to test the J-2X engines that will help carry humans back to the moon. Photo date: January 23, 2009.