The first six segments of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope's primary mirror for space observations will begin final cryogenic testing this week.
NASA observatories have located strong infrared signals near the plane of the Milky Way, suggesting the possible presence of massive stars.
Chandra observation confirms the association of GRB 110328A with the core of a distant galaxy.
Celebrating its 10th year of smoke and fire this spring, the NASA Student Launch Projects challenge will test the engineering prowess of student rocketeers like never before.
NASA has announced the winners of the 18th annual NASA Great Moonbuggy Race -- and it's Puerto Rico's year.
Apollo-era astronauts and retired engineers who worked on the lunar rover will visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center April 1 for the Great Moonbuggy Race.
Chandra's very long observation of the Tycho supernova remnant could explain how some cosmic rays are produced.
NASA's successful "can crush' test will aid heavy-lift rocket design.
Major engine components have been assembled for the first J-2X engine.
Jimmy Smith has gone the extra mile -- literally -- in his 50-year career at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.
Spiral galaxy NGC 4151 is dubbed the "Eye of Sauron" for its similarity to the malevolent eye in "The Lord of the Rings."
Engineers at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., began the first phase of integrated system tests on a new robotic lander prototype.
A NASA technology for plant growth experiments in space has successfully improved painful side effects of various medical therapies.
NASA engineers will "crush" a huge aluminum-lithium rocket fuel tank to help develop light-weight, safe and sturdy "skins" for future launch vehicles.
Cassiopeia A, or Cas A, a supernova remnant located in our galaxy about 11,000 light years away.
84 teams of enterprising future engineers will demonstrate the same ingenuity and can-do spirit at the 18th annual NASA Great Moonbuggy Race, set for April 1-2 in Huntsville, Ala.
NASA engineers have successfully completed system testing on a new robotic lander in support of the Robotic Lunar Lander Project.
A new Chandra X-ray Observatory image of Messier 82, or M82, shows the result of star formation on overdrive.
This X-ray image from the Digitized Sky Survey shows the crowded field around the binary system GRS 1915+105.
Astronomers take a detailed new look at how galaxy and black hole formation may have occured in the early Universe.