The S3 joint venture delivers the skills and capabilities of two industry leaders in government facilities services, manufacturing and test support. Under separately held contracts, PAE and BWXT bring their direct knowledge and experience having worked at Stennis Space Center and the Michoud Assembly Facility. Together, the S3 team offers management best practices, innovative processes, and continuous improvement methods with an emphasis on safety. The partnership was created specifically to support the NASA SACOM vision for the future: to provide safe, reliable, and cost-efficient testing and manufacturing facilities to support space flight systems enabling the Nation’s Exploration Vision. Committed to working with NASA to lower costs by bringing in complimentary work to each facility.