July 13, 2020
New Orleans East has been important to America’s journey to space, from the Saturn V rockets and the Moon landing to the recent NASA and SpaceX launch in May and the coming mission to Mars. Sitting right there on the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway is the Michoud Assembly Facility, where NASA and its partner Boeing and Lockheed Martin, are building the rockets that propel our exploration of space. Read more.
A rocket built at Michoud Assembly Center with the goal of putting a man and woman on the Moon as early as 2024 has arrived for testing in Mississippi. Read more.
By: The Associated Press January 8, 2020
With a brass band playing and a parade of workers sporting Mardi Gras beads, a huge component of a new rocket system was wheeled slowly from a New Orleans spacecraft factory on Wednesday to a barge that will float it to another site for testing. Read more.