Engine Test Marks End Of An Era For Stennis Space Center
 
Steam blasts out of the A-2 Test Stand at Stennis Space Center.

Steam blasts out of the A-2 Test Stand at Stennis Space Center on Oct. 22 as engineers begin a certification test on engine 2061, the last space shuttle main flight engine scheduled to be built. Since 1975, Stennis has tested every space shuttle main engine used in the program. For the remainder of 2008 and throughout 2009, Stennis will continue testing of various space shuttle main engine components.