Stennis Space Center

Mississippi's role in Moon to Mars Mission

NASA is trying to take humans to new heights and thanks to a new budget we could have people on Mars in the next few years. As the old saying goes ‘you can’t get to the moon without going through…

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…

Astro camp at Stennis Space Center

Today, Astro campers went to Infinity and beyond at the Stennis Space Center in Bay St. Louis as they spoke to an astronaut in space. Hundreds of kids blasted off to the Infinity Space Center for a once in a…

Rocket engine test at Stennis Space Center

For the first time in over a decade Stennis Space Center opened its doors to the public for a rocket engine test and News 25’s Payton Malone has the story. Fifty-six years ago, this month Stennis Space Center was born.…

Homeland Security Chooses Mississippi

The Department of Homeland Security selects Mississippi as a new base of operations for its drones. Much of the evaluation of how to best use the devices will be done right here in South Mississippi. Mississippi State University will lead…

Area III Field Special Olympic Games

The Special Olympics are coming to the Stennis Space Center in a couple of weeks. The event will take place Saturday, March 25th at Stennis Space Center. Opening Ceremonies begin at 9 a.m. To compete, donate, or volunteer visit sscspecialolympics.com.

Gautier students web-chat with Stennis engineer

For a group of students at Gautier Middle School, a virtual tour of the International Space Center turned into a web-cast Q&A session with an engineer from Stennis Space Center, but students were just as excited to learn about rockets…

Stennis Space Center Loses Contractor Jobs

The John C. Stennis Space Center in Hancock County will lose 129 contractor jobs as a result of a recent consolidation of operational contracts. The consolidation will merge the Stennis Space Center in Hancock County and Michoud in New Orleans.…

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…

Atheletes Sought for Area III Special Olympics

Athletes should begin training now to prepare for a fun-filled day of games and activities during the annual Area III Special Olympics Track and Field Competitions scheduled for March 21st, 2015 at N.A.S.A. Stennis Space Center.