NASA’s John C. Stennis Space Center’s live
of Star Station OneTM will make an appearance at The Very Special Arts
Arts Festival at the Mississippi Agricultural and Art Museum in Jackson,
April 20, with show times between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Star Station OneTM is a program about the International Space Station, the
largest international peacetime project in history. Currently, 16 countries
contribute resources and hardware to the project. When completed, this
research facility will be larger than a football field and will be visible
the unaided eye as a new star in the heavens.

Visitor Relations Specialists from Stennis Space Center’s visitor center in
south Mississippi, StenniSphere, will conduct the entertaining program with
from audience members. Admission to the show is free. StenniSphere is one of
only 60 museums in the United States participating in this program sponsored
the Boeing Co., the prime U.S. contractor for the International Space

Stennis Space Center tests all Space Shuttle Main Engines, and these engines
propel the shuttle into space, carrying the hardware needed to assemble the
International Space Station. The public is invited to come to the
Agriculture and Art Museum to take part in this entertaining and informative
program. Star Station OneTM offers Scouts a bonus. Participation in this
program helps Scouts meet some of the requirements for various space-related
merit badges.

Admission to StenniSphere is free. The visitor center is open daily from 9
to 5 p.m. except New Year’s Day, Easter, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and
Christmas Day. Tours depart on a regular schedule each day from the Launch
tour stop at the Mississippi I-10 Welcome Center in Hancock County. For more
information or to make reservations for groups, call StenniSphere at (228)
2370 or 1-800-237-1821 (Option 1) in Mississippi and Louisiana, or access
StenniSphere home page on the World Wide Web at