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2010-12-17 17:40:00

BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss., Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA conducted a test fire Friday of the liquid-fuel AJ26 engine that will power the first stage of Orbital Sciences Corp.'s Taurus II space launch vehicle. The test at the agency's Stennis Space Center in Mississippi supports NASA's Commercial Transportation Services partnerships to enable commercial cargo flights to the International Space Station. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Orbital's...

2010-03-01 13:34:22

Administrator Charles F. Bolden announced Monday leadership changes involving three of the agency's field centers, including NASA's Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Miss., NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., and NASA's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland. The changes are effective immediately. Arthur E. "Gene" Goldman, who has been the director of Stennis since November 2008, has been named deputy director of Marshall. Patrick Scheuermann, the deputy director at...

2010-02-25 07:13:35

NASA's Stennis Space Center in Stennis, Miss., unveiled an initiative Feb. 24 to chart the future of the nation's premier rocket engine testing facility. Stennis Director Gene Goldman announced plans for the center to test Aerojet AJ26 rocket engines for Orbital Sciences Corp. as part of a NASA partnership with the companies. "We're excited about this program and the opportunity to collaborate with two of the world's leading space technology companies," Goldman said. "This also helps pave the...


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