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
06.28.12 - Researchers using three different telescopes, including NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, may have found the fastest moving pulsar ever seen.
06.21.12 - The nation's space exploration program is taking a critical step forward with a successful major technical review of the SLS core stage.
06.18.12 - NASA has named Utah State University in Logan the winner of the 2011-2012 University Student Launch Projects rocketry challenge.
06.16.12 - Autonomous robots roamed across the grassy terrain at Worcester Polytechnic Institute at the 2012 Sample Return Robot Challenge in Worcester, Mass.› WPI on Flickr → | › Opening Ceremony Video →
06.14.12 - Unlike what Hollywood may portray, the reality of current robotics isn't sinister, emotional or out for world domination.
06.13.12 - NASA conducted a 260-second J-2X engine test at the Stennis Space Center in southern Mississippi on June 13.› View Video
06.11.12 - New evidence from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory challenges prevailing ideas about how black holes grow in the centers of galaxies.› Photo
06.08.12 - NASA's Stennis Space Center broke its own record on June 8 with a 1,150-second test on the new J-2X powerpack.› Photos | › Video
06.07.12 - Traveling 300 million miles through deep space to reach the planet Mars is difficult; successfully landing there is even harder.