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.
Venus is making its last transit until 2117 -- don't miss it it! On the evening of June 5, NASA experts answered your questions via live Web chat.
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06.04.12 - Astronomers have found strong evidence that a massive black hole is being ejected from its host galaxy at a speed of several million miles per hour.› Photo
05.31.12 - NASA engineers can now begin developing the SLS flight software using newly delivered software test bed computers from Boeing.› Photos
05.25.12 - Testing of the next-generation J-2X rocket engine continues to set standards with a 40-second test of the engine on May 25.› View Video
05.25.12 - This multi-spectral view shows that both young and old stars are evenly distributed along the Pinwheel Galaxy's tightly-wound spiral arms.
05.20.12 - Spectacular images from the Hinode spacecraft show the solar eclipse, which darkened the sky in parts of the world yesterday.
05.18.12 - Video from the International Space Station shows breathtaking images of Earth with Lyrid meteors burning up in the atmosphere.› View Video
05.18.12 - NASA's Space Launch System is moving further in development faster thanks to proven advanced technologies like friction stir welding.› Photo
05.16.12 - The shake, rattle and roar was brief, but the J-2X test on May 16 at Stennis Space Center moved NASA ever closer to deep space.› View Video
05.15.12 - Observations with NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory may help astronomers understand why some supernovas are much more powerful than others.
05.14.12 - The Marshall Center successfully completed wind tunnel testing of the Dream Chaser® Space System for Sierra Nevada Corp. Space Systems.
05.10.12 - NASA conducted a long duration test of the J-2X powerpack, 340 seconds total, at the Stennis Space Center in southern Mississippi on May 10.› Photo | › Photo | › Photo | › Video
05.08.12 - NASA engineers are testing parts of the Orion service module to ensure the spacecraft can withstand the harsh realities of deep space missions.
05.03.12 - Chandra studies the hot gas from a star being ripped apart by tidal forces as it falls into a black hole.› Photo
05.04.12 - Despite a bright moon, skywatchers can still see the 2012 Eta Aquarid meteor shower as it peaks on the night of May 5-6.
04.30.12 - An extraordinary outburst by a black hole in a nearby galaxy has provided direct evidence for a population of old, volatile stellar black holes.› Photo
04.26.12 - NASA has kicked off the next round of J-2X testing, gathering data on the engine nozzle extension, the test stand "clamshell" and start/shutdown.› Watch video