Chandra views a textbook example of colliding galaxies seen in the early stages of their interaction.
Stemple is flight control commander for the Robotic Lander Development Project at the Marshall Center.
Chandra observes the flow of hot gas toward the supermassive black hole at the center of galaxy NGC 3115.
NASA conducted a combined chill test and 1.9-second ignition test July 14 of the next-generation J-2X rocket engine.
A spinning neutron star is tied to a mysterious tail -- but looks can be deceiving.
Illinois "farmgirl" Julie Bassler is now a NASA engineer developing a new robotic lander to explore the solar system.
One of the most complicated and dramatic collisions between galaxy clusters ever seen is captured in this new composite image.
NASA's Robotic Lander Development Project at the Marshall Center conducted the second free-flight test of a robotic lander prototype.
The first six of 18 segments that will form NASA's James Webb Space Telescope’s primary mirror completed final cryogenic testing this week.
Monday, June 13, marks the first free flight of this prototype for the Robotic Lander Development Project managed at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.
Dr. Gerald J. Fishman, astrophysicist at NASA's Marshall Center, has been named a recipient of the 2011 Shaw Prize in Astronomy.
This artist's impression shows a very young galaxy located in the early Universe less than one billion years after the Big Bang.
Astronomers have obtained the first direct evidence that black holes are common in the early universe.
Artist impression of a growing supermassive black hole located in the early universe.
NASA satellite imagery reveals hook echoes, debris and damage from the April 27 tornado outbreak.
The Carina Nebula, a star-forming region in the Sagittarius-Carina arm of the Milky Way, is a mere 7,500 light years from Earth.
Chris Singer has been appointed director of the Engineering Directorate at the Marshall Center.
The J-2X engine's fuel turbopump first stage nozzle passed a test to ensure it can withstand its extreme operating environment.
NASA has created a new interactive web-based tool that incorporates observations from past and current lunar missions.
Rocketeers from all over America gathered undaunted in a sunny North Alabama cornfield April 17 to launch 39 rockets they designed.