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 Spectators gather for the RS-25 Engine Test at Stennis Space Center on Aug. 13. Hundreds of people who work at Stennis are reapplying for their jobs after a new contract to operate and maintain the facility will consolidate services with Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans to save money.
AMANDA McCOY/SUN HERALD/FILE Spectators gather for the RS-25 Engine Test at Stennis Space Center on Aug. 13. Hundreds of people who work at Stennis are reapplying for their jobs after a new contract to operate and maintain the facility will consolidate services with Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans to save money. AMANDA McCOY SUN HERALD
AMANDA McCOY/SUN HERALD/FILE Spectators gather for the RS-25 Engine Test at Stennis Space Center on Aug. 13. Hundreds of people who work at Stennis are reapplying for their jobs after a new contract to operate and maintain the facility will consolidate services with Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans to save money. AMANDA McCOY SUN HERALD