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SSC 50th anniversary presentation
SSC 50th anniversary presentation
SSC 50th anniversary presentation
SSC 50th anniversary presentation
SSC 50th anniversary presentation
SSC 50th anniversary presentation
SSC 50th anniversary presentation
SSC 50th anniversary presentation
SSC 50th anniversary presentation
SSC 50th anniversary presentation
SSC 50th anniversary presentation
SSC 50th anniversary presentation
SSC 50th anniversary presentation
SSC 50th anniversary presentation
SSC 50th anniversary presentation
SSC 50th anniversary presentation
SSC 50th anniversary presentation
SSC 50th anniversary presentation
SSC 50th anniversary presentation
SSC 50th anniversary presentation
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  • 1. 50
    John C. Stennis Space Center
    celebratingyears of powering dreams!
  • 2. October 25, 1961
    NASA announced plans to open a rocket engine test facility in Hancock County, MS.
    May 17, 1963
    First tree cutting
  • 3. Weston Lumber Company
    Logtown, Mississippi
  • 4. Gainesville Locomotive
    Gainesville, Mississippi
  • 5. Santa Rosa
    Aaron Academy
    Santa Rosa, Mississippi
  • 6. Napoleon Baptist Church
    Napoleon, Mississippi
  • 7. Westonia School
    Westonia, Mississippi
  • 8. “I don’t know yet what method we will use to get to the moon, but I do know that we will go through Mississippi to get there!”
    Dr. Wernher von Braun
  • 9. Test Stand Construction
  • 10.
  • 11.
  • 12. A Unique Federal City
    More than 5,300 NASA, contractor and resident agency employees
    NASA
    John C. Stennis Space Center*
    278 NASA civil servants
    1415 NASA contractors
    NASA Shared Services Center*
    The NSSC is located on site with 520 employees
    134 NASA civil servants
    386 NSSC contractors
    NAVY
    Commander, Naval Meteorology & Oceanography Command
    Naval Oceanographic Office
    Naval Research Laboratory
    Naval Small Craft Instruction and Technical School
    Navy Special Boat Team 22
    Navy Human Resources Service Center Southeast
    More than 30 major federal, state, academic and private organizations
    More than 60 technology-based companies
    * Employee numbers are approximate
  • 13. Resident Agencies at Stennis Space Center
    Mississippi State University
    • Northern Gulf Institute
    Department of Defense
    • Commander, Naval Meteorology & Oceanography Command
    • 14. Naval Oceanographic Office
    • 15. Naval Research Laboratory
    • 16. Naval Small Craft Instruction and Technical Training School
    • 17. Navy Special Boat Team 22
    • 18. Navy Human Resources Service Center Southeast
    University of Southern
    Mississippi - College of Science and Technology
    • Dept. of Marine Science
    Major Contractors
    • Pratt and Whitney Rocketdyne
    • 19. Jacobs Technology Inc. – Facilities Operations
    • 20. Lockheed Martin IS & GS – Civil - Test Operations Contract
    • 21. A2 Research
    • 22. ASRC Research and Technology Solutions (ARTS)
    • 23. Paragon Systems Inc.
    • 24. Science Applications International Corporation
    • 25. Science Systems and Applications Inc.
    Department of Commerce
    • NOAA, NWS, National Data Buoy Center
    • 26. NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service
    • 27. NOAA National Coastal Data Development Center
    Environmental
    Protection Agency
    • Environmental Chemistry Laboratory
    • 28. Gulf of Mexico Program
    State of Louisiana
    • Louisiana Technology Transfer Office, Louisiana Business & Technology Center/LSU
    Center for Higher Learning
    • Mississippi State University
    • 29. University of Southern Mississippi
    • 30. University of Mississippi
    • 31. University of New Orleans
    • 32. Pearl River Community College
    State of Mississippi
    • Mississippi Enterprise for Technology
    • 33. Enterprise for Innovative Geospatial Solutions
    Department of Interior
    • U.S. Geological Survey, Hydrologic Instrumentation Facility
    Commercial Companies
    • Pratt and Whitney Rocketdyne
    • 34. Lockheed Martin IS & GS Defense Systems
    • 35. Rolls Royce North America
    Department of Energy
    • Strategic Petroleum Reserve
  • Apollo Program
    J-2 Engine Testing
  • 36. Shuttle Program
    SSME Testing
  • 37. A-3 Test Stand
    • 300 feet tall
    • 38. Open steel frame structure
    • 39. 19-acre site
    • 40. Can withstand up to 1 million pounds of thrust
    • 41. Able to simulate altitudes up to 100,000 feet by generating steam to create a vacuum
  • Commercial Testing Program
    Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne & Orbital Sciences Corportation
    AJ26 Engine Test
    RS-68 Engine Test
  • 42. Applied Science & Technology Project Office
    ASTPO
    Responsibilities include
    • Management of the Gulf of Mexico Initiative for NASA Headquarters
    • 43. Federal co-lead of the Gulf of Mexico Alliance, a regional collaboration of the 5 US Gulf states and 13 federal agencies
    • 44. Conducting scientific research that addresses the needs of the Gulf of Mexico region

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