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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."
Scenic South Card Co.
Postcards; Picture postcards; Hancock County, Mississippi
Bay St. Louis, MS
Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Gulf Coast Sub-Collection
Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)
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Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University