Michoud Harbor
This small inlet lies between the Michoud Power Plant and the Michoud Canal. The dock in the upper right corner of the Harbor is the dock from which the NASA Michoud plant sent out Saturn boosters (and later external fuel tanks for the Space Shuttle) on specially-made barges for delivery to the Stennis Space Center for testing. While Katrina caused considerable damage to the Michoud plant, a system of protective levees, pumps, and a group of employees who stayed behind to keep the pumps running managed to save the facility from destruction.

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