Mississippi Coast Region

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NASA

Description

This color picture postcard features the central control building at the Mississippi Test Facility, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Hancock County, Mississippi. The building is a one story structure with a tower toward the center. A tall pine tree is seen in the area in front of the building and cars are parked around the building. The back of the postcard provides publisher and creator information as well as indication for postage stamp placement. The description at the upper left corner reads "Mississippi Test Facility, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Hancock County; This modern structure is the Central Control Building. From this building all range safety is controlled during rocket test firings and the 90-foot tower serves as an observation point for those viewing the static tests. MTF is a division of the George C. Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Alabama."

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Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

Publication Date

1910

Publisher

Deep South Specialties, Inc.

Time Period

1890-1999

Geographic Location

Waveland, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Mississippi-Test-Facility_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Gulf Coast Sub-Collection

Repository

Manuscripts

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.MSState.edu.

Central Control Building, Mississippi Test Facility, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Hancock County, Miss.

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