Mississippi Coast Region

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NASA

Description

This color picture postcard features a barge bringing the S-II-T test model of the second stage of the Saturn V Apollo space vehicle down the Pearl River to the Mississippi Test Facility in Hancock County, Mississippi. The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides artist and publisher information as well as indication for postage stamp placement. The description in the upper left reads "Bay St. Louis, Miss--The barge, Little Lake, brings the S-II-T, all systems test model of the second stage of the Saturn V Apollo space vehicle, through the Bascule Bridge at the NASA Mississippi Test Facility in Hancock County, Mississippi, on the historic east Pearl River. The stage arrived from Seal Beach, California where it was assembled. The S-II stages will be thoroughly checked out and test fired at MTF before being shipped to Cape Kennedy, Florida, for an active role of launching the first American astronauts to the moon. Official NASA Photo."

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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

Gulf Coast News Co., Inc.

Time Period

1890-1999

Geographic Location

Bay St. Louis, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_The-Barge_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.

A Barge Bringing the S-II-T Down the Pearl River to the Mississippi Test Facility, Hancock County, Mississippi

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