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Welcome to Partners for Stennis & Michoud

Partners for Stennis & Michoud is a volunteer group who advocate for space, earth and ocean exploration. Our members are from regional Chambers of Commerce, economic development foundations, businesses, educational institutions, local governments, community groups and individual citizens who desire to encourage development of NASA Stennis Space Center and Michoud Assembly Facility. We promote the economic, technical and academic growth and stability of the Center through projects which insure that government decision makers, business interests, and interested citizens know of the value and importance of the center.



3 p.m. at Stennis International Airport

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Capitol DayAnnually, Partners travels to the MS Capitol for a reception on one evening and exhibits at the Capitol the next morning.  This event is information at this time due to COVID restrictions.  More information to follow on whether or not virtual meetings can be held during 2021..  Sponsorships range from $2,500 – $250.  Individual tickets are $40 each.  Registration will open when details are confirmed.

Center Director’s Community Briefing:  2021 event will be held virtually on May 5, 2021 at 10 a.m.  Featured speakers include Dr. Richard Gilbrech, Director of Stennis Space Center; Robert Champion, Director of Michoud Assembly Facility; RDML John Okon, Commander of Naval Meteorology & Oceanography Command; and Michael McDaniel, General Manager of Aerojet Rocketdyne.

Quarterly Meetings
Host sponsorship is $350 per meeting or $1,000 to sponsor all four meetings.  Benefits include:  logo on signage and recognition at meetings, mention as a sponsor on all email blasts.  These meetings will be held at 3pm virtually until it is safe to meet face to face.  To sponsor a meeting and register, click the links below for each meeting.  To sponsor all four meetings, click here.

  • June 19, 2021 (Wednesday) – will be held virtually or if able to meet in person, we will meet in Slidell or Greater New Orleans.  Click here to register.  *CANCELED*
  • August 11, 2021 (Wednesday) – will be held virtually or if able to meet in person, we will meet at Stennis Space Center.  Click here to register. *CANCELED*
  • November 10, 2021 (Wednesday) will be held virtually or if able to meet in person, we will meet at Michoud Assembly Facility.  Click here to register.
  • December 8, 2021 (Wednesday) will be held virtually or if able to meet in person, we will meet at Stennis International Airport – Annual Meeting.  Click here to register.

Citizens for Space Exploration: Annual DC Fly-in:  Will be held virtually on June 15th & 16th, 2021.  Citizens for Space Exploration is a multi-state, grassroots space advocacy group. Join this group of concerned citizens as they meet with members of Congress in DC to inform and educate them about the importance of a robust human space exploration program and a fully-funded NASA budget.  We also advocate for the funding of Navy operations and other funding priorities at Stennis and Michoud Assembly Facility.   This is a self-funded trip.  Sponsorship is $500.  Benefits include:  Opportunity to attend meetings with Congressional delegation;  Name on home page of website, email blasts, and social media;  Listing in the program for the Congressional reception in DC;  Your logo at all other events throughout the year when promoting this event. Register will open when details are confirmed.

For more information, contact:  Tish Williams at
228-467-9048 or tish@partnersforstennis.org

Membership and Stennis Space Center Facts


At least eight scheduled events per year


Member Representatives and Growing


Beautiful areas near Stennis Space Center to relocate


Home to more than 40 federal, state, academic and private organizations

About Stennis Space Center

The Center is a unique federal and commercial city that is home to more than 40 federal, state, academic and private organizations and numerous technology-based companies. For more than four decades, Stennis has served as America’s largest rocket engine test complex. Located in Hancock County, Mississippi on the Louisiana border, the center offers a workforce of 5,000 civil servants, contractors, scientists, and engineers, providing a significant source of employment and income in the two-state region.

Our Partners

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