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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<br />John C. Stennis Space Center<br /> celebratingyears of powering dreams! <br />
  • 2. October 25, 1961<br />NASA announced plans to open a rocket engine test facility in Hancock County, MS.<br />May 17, 1963<br />First tree cutting <br />
  • 3. Weston Lumber Company<br />Logtown, Mississippi<br />
  • 4. Gainesville Locomotive<br />Gainesville, Mississippi<br />
  • 5. Santa Rosa<br />Aaron Academy<br />Santa Rosa, Mississippi<br />
  • 6. Napoleon Baptist Church<br />Napoleon, Mississippi<br />
  • 7. Westonia School<br />Westonia, Mississippi<br />
  • 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!”<br />Dr. Wernher von Braun<br />
  • 9. Test Stand Construction<br />
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  • 12. A Unique Federal City<br />More than 5,300 NASA, contractor and resident agency employees<br />NASA<br />John C. Stennis Space Center*<br />278 NASA civil servants<br />1415 NASA contractors<br />NASA Shared Services Center*<br />The NSSC is located on site with 520 employees<br />134 NASA civil servants<br />386 NSSC contractors<br />NAVY<br />Commander, Naval Meteorology & Oceanography Command<br />Naval Oceanographic Office<br />Naval Research Laboratory<br />Naval Small Craft Instruction and Technical School<br />Navy Special Boat Team 22<br />Navy Human Resources Service Center Southeast <br />More than 30 major federal, state, academic and private organizations<br />More than 60 technology-based companies<br />* Employee numbers are approximate<br />
  • 13. Resident Agencies at Stennis Space Center<br />Mississippi State University<br /><ul><li>Northern Gulf Institute</li></ul>Department of Defense<br /><ul><li>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</li></ul>University of Southern<br />Mississippi - College of Science and Technology<br /><ul><li>Dept. of Marine Science</li></ul>Major Contractors<br /><ul><li>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.</li></ul>Department of Commerce<br /><ul><li>NOAA, NWS, National Data Buoy Center
  • 26. NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service
  • 27. NOAA National Coastal Data Development Center</li></ul>Environmental<br />Protection Agency<br /><ul><li>Environmental Chemistry Laboratory
  • 28. Gulf of Mexico Program</li></ul>State of Louisiana<br /><ul><li>Louisiana Technology Transfer Office, Louisiana Business & Technology Center/LSU</li></ul>Center for Higher Learning<br /><ul><li>Mississippi State University
  • 29. University of Southern Mississippi
  • 30. University of Mississippi
  • 31. University of New Orleans
  • 32. Pearl River Community College</li></ul>State of Mississippi<br /><ul><li>Mississippi Enterprise for Technology
  • 33. Enterprise for Innovative Geospatial Solutions</li></ul>Department of Interior<br /><ul><li>U.S. Geological Survey, Hydrologic Instrumentation Facility</li></ul>Commercial Companies<br /><ul><li>Pratt and Whitney Rocketdyne
  • 34. Lockheed Martin IS & GS Defense Systems
  • 35. Rolls Royce North America</li></ul>Department of Energy<br /><ul><li>Strategic Petroleum Reserve</li></li></ul><li>Apollo Program<br />J-2 Engine Testing <br />
  • 36. Shuttle Program<br />SSME Testing <br />
  • 37. A-3 Test Stand<br /><ul><li>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</li></li></ul><li>Commercial Testing Program<br />Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne & Orbital Sciences Corportation<br />AJ26 Engine Test<br />RS-68 Engine Test<br />
  • 42. Applied Science & Technology Project Office <br />ASTPO<br />Responsibilities include<br /><ul><li>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</li></li></ul><li>

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