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NASA has awarded the Test Operations Contract at Stennis Space Center, near Bay St Louis, Miss, to Lockheed Martin Services, Inc of Houston.
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.
NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center invites journalists to view the last planned space shuttle main engine test scheduled for 2 p.m. CDT on Wednesday, July 29.
NASA announced Tuesday that William Parsons, director of the John F. Kennedy Space Center in Florida, is leaving the agency in mid-October to pursue opportunities in the private sector. Parsons will be succeeded by former astronaut Robert Cabana, currently director of NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center in Mississippi.
NASA prepared on Wednesday to evacuate its Johnson Space Center in Houston and turn over control of the International Space Station to its Russian partners as Hurricane Rita barreled across the Gulf of Mexico with ferocious winds.
NASA's deputy shuttle program manager has moved into the top spot, taking over from an ex-Marine who is now leading the space agency's hurricane recovery effort on the Gulf Coast.