Today, the National Institute for Rocket Propulsion Systems, or NIRPS, named four expert teams.
During the Dec. 1 80-second duration J-2X test firing, NASA began characterizing the rocket engine's combustion stability to understand more about the engine’s performance and robustness.
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Sam Ortega has been named as manager of the Centennial Challenges Program at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.
Dr. Raymond G. "Corky" Clinton Jr. is deputy director of the Science & Technology Office at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.
Dr. Daniel M. Schumacher has been appointed director of the Science & Technology Office at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center.
Chandra reveals new details about the birth of Cygnus X-1, a famous stellar-mass black hole.
NASA's Pegasus barge, which transported space shuttle external tanks set sail Nov. 10 on a different mission.
The Tarantula Nebula is expanding, and researchers have recently published two studies that attempt to determine what drives this growth.
NASA conducted a successful 500-second test firing on the A-2 test stand at NASA's Stennis Space Center.
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Michael Allen has been named deputy manager of the Shuttle-Ares Transition Office at the Marshall Center.
New data clues are helping astronomers determine the cause of a famous supernova explosion witnessed from Earth nearly 2,000 years ago.
Michael Vanhooser has been selected as deputy manager of the Shuttle-Ares Transition Office at the Marshall Center.
Astronomers have used a large survey to test a prediction that close encounters between galaxies triggers rapid growth of supermassive black holes.
Dr. Jonathan W. Cirtain, an astrophysicist at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. is among the four NASA researchers President Obama named as recipients of the 2010 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, or PECASE.
Observers from more than 54 countries celebrated Earth's oldest neighbor by participating in the second International Observe the Moon Night.
G299.2-2.9 provides astronomers with an excellent opportunity to study how supernova remnants evolve over time.
Roy W. Malone Jr. has been selected to lead the Shuttle-Ares Transition Office at the Marshall Center.
Dr. Gerald J. Fishman, an astrophysicist at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center today accepted the 2011 Shaw prize for his work in astronomy.
NASA conducts a 40-second test of the J-2X rocket engine.
Star cluster NGC 281, known as the "Pacman Nebula," is giving astronomers a nearly unfettered view of the star formation within it.