NASA has selected four small business proposals involving technologies being developed for the Office of the Chief Technologist at John C. Stennis Space Center for contract negotiations and continued development.
Before NASA's new Space Launch System (SLS) flies to space on its inaugural mission in 2017, it will fly in place at the agency's Stennis Space Center in Mississippi.
NASA's progress toward a return to deep space missions continues with a new round of upcoming tests on the next-generation J-2X rocket engine, which will help power the agency's Space Launch System (SLS) to new destinations in the solar system.
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.