12.05.12 - If you've ever wondered what it takes to test-fire a rocket engine, now is your chance. Make plans to join NASA experts on Dec. 5 for a Twitter chat.
09.12.12 - This week marks one year of progress since the formation of the Space Launch System (SLS), the nation's next step in human exploration efforts.› Photos | › Video
09.11.12 - New Chandra analysis of Kepler's supernova remnant explosion suggests that it might have been more powerful and farther than previously thought.
09.05.12 - The "Mighty Eagle" robotic prototype lander flew to an altitude of 100 feet and descended to a landing during a free flight Sept. 5.› Photo 1 | › Photo 2
08.31.12 - If you like rock stars -- of the roving, robotic variety -- here's your chance to see a NASA-sized competition that’s all about them.
08.30.12 - Chandra spies a bright superbubble in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a small satellite galaxy of the Milky Way about 160,000 light years from Earth.
08.23.12 - Engineers are using wind tunnel testing at the Marshall Center and Langley Research Center to enhance the development of NASA's Space Launch System.› Photos | › Video
08.15.12 - Astronomers have found an extraordinary galaxy cluster, one of the largest objects in the universe, that is breaking several important cosmic records.› Chandra Media Telecon Graphics →
08.13.12 - The "Mighty Eagle," a NASA robotic prototype lander, is soaring high again for a series of tests being conducted at the Marshall Center.› Photo | › Video
08.13.12 - The landscape around two historic test stands at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center has changed and now features a free-flying robotic lander.› Photo 1 | › Photo 2
08.07.12 - When the Curiosity rover landed on Mars on Aug. 6, researchers for the MSL Entry, Descent, & Landing Instrument (MEDLI) were already cheering.
The 2012 Perseid meteor shower peaked on the night of Aug. 11-12. Astronomer Bill Cooke and his team answered your questions via live Web chat.
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07.30.12 - Astronomers have used NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory to make the first detection of X-rays emitted by debris from a supernova discovered in 1957.
07.25.12 - NASA's Space Launch System has passed a major NASA review and is ready to move ahead to its preliminary design phase.› Photos
07.24.12 - As Olympic athletes converge on London with dreams of winning gold, NASA is also setting J-2X testing records.› View Video
07.23.12 - Marshall engineer Dr. Morgan Abney is among those honored with the 2012 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.
07.20.12 - NASA's High Resolution Coronal Imager satellite, or Hi-C, has captured the highest-resolution ultraviolet images ever taken of the sun's corona.
07.19.12 - A remote-controlled Earth-observing camera system called ISERV will be launched to the International Space Station this week.
07.13.12 - NASA engineers conducted a 550-second test of the new J-2X rocket engine at Stennis Space Center in Mississippi on July 13.› View Alternate Photo | › View video
06.29.12 - When NASA conducts its first test launch of the Orion spacecraft in 2014, the crew module's designers will record invaluable data.› Photos | › View Video