Andy Tuccio

Rocket Lab Launches Mississippi Operations

Rocket Lab today held a ribbon-cutting ceremony marking the start of its Mississippi operations. In September 2022, Rocket Lab announced that it would be locating an engine test facility for its new large rocket, Neutron, at NASA’s Stennis Space Center. Rocket Lab’s decision to test rocket engines in Mississippi will lead to significant capital investment and create dozens of jobs in Hancock County.

Governor Reeves Announces Treasury Award for Two RESTORE Projects

Governor Tate Reeves today announced that the U.S. Department of the Treasury has issued grant awards for two Mississippi RESTORE projects. They will strengthen infrastructure benefitting the economy in the Gulf Coast Region. The projects were initially approved by Governor Reeves based on recommendations made to him by the Governor’s Gulf Coast Advisory Committee in continued response to recovery from the BP Oil Spill.

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