Mississippi Coast Region

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This color picture postcard features a ground test model of the Saturn V second stage (S-11) being lifted onto a captive test stand at the Mississippi Test Operations facility in Hancock County, Mississippi. "MTO" is typed in the upper right corner. The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information as well as indication for postage stamp and address placement. The description in the upper left corner reads "A ground test model of the Saturn V second stage (S-11) is lifted into a recently completed captive test stand at the Mississippi Test Operations in Hancock County, Miss. The NASA-Marshall Space Flight Center's Mississippi Test Operations will be used for captive firing the S-11 flight stages. Ground test stage was manufactured to test out S-11 systems and the ground test facilities."

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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

Scenic South Card Co.

Time Period

1890-1999

Geographic Location

Bay St. Louis, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_MTO_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.

Ground Test Model of the Saturn V Lifted Onto a Captive Test Stand at Mississippi Test Operations

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