space

Helmet trouble strikes 2nd all-female spacewalk

By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Two NASA astronauts are performing a second all-female spacewalk to finish upgrading the International Space Station's power grid. Jessica Meir and Christina Koch were barely outside Wednesday when a…

Next step in Moon to Mars mission

More than 50 years after putting the first men on the moon with its Apollo program, NASA is working on an ambitious new program to go back to the moon. The program is called ‘Artemis,’ named after Apollo’s twin sister,…

NASA administrator visits Stennis Space Center

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has been touring NASA sites across the United States. Today, he made a stop at Stennis Space Center in Hancock County. He discussed NASA’s goals into the next few decades and what he thinks about President…

New Apollo display at Infinity Science Center

Nearly 50 years after its flight, the Apollo 4 command module has a new home at Infinity Science Center. The capsule was the first Apollo spacecraft to launch atop a Saturn five rocket on November 9, 1967. The mission ended…

Moon Tree Foundation kickoff party

One woman’s mission is to educate the public about our space program and the forest service. All of this is to honor her father, astronaut Roosa, who was aboard Apollo 14 in 1971. While on his mission, Roosa took various…

Spotting the Supermoon

The brightest moon in almost 69 years is lighting up night skies all around the world this week. It’s called the Super Moon, a term MGCCC Instructor of Chemistry and Physics Van Stringfellow says was coined back in 1979. The…

Journey to the Red Planet

Was Mars once home to microbial life? Is it today? Could it be a safe home for humans one day? NASA hopes to answer these questions and more on a crewed journey to Mars. But what will it take to…

Stennis Visits Colmer Middle School

This morning Colmer Middle School students went on a little trip to space. Okay maybe they didn't quite blast off into the great abyss, but they did get schooled on everything outer space. NASA representatives from Stennis Space Center visited…

State of NASA

President Barack Obama unveiled his budget proposal for the 2017 fiscal year today, including a $19 billion request for NASA. $156 million of those dollars will be put to work at Stennis. Today, a gathering at Stennis Space Center in…