Former Stennis Director passes away

Roy S Estess, who directed NASA’s Stennis Space Center from 1989-2002, its fourth Director, died on Friday following an allergic reaction to an insect sting. He had worked at NASA for 37 years, originally on the Saturn V rocket S-II Second Stage Test Program and then later increasingly in managerial roles. A brief history of his career at NASA is given here, a brief obituary is here and a report on his death is here.

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