On January 4, the Hinode satellite captured this breathtaking image of an annular solar eclipse.
State-of-the-art seismological techniques applied to Apollo-era data suggest our moon has a core similar to Earth's.
NASA's Robotic Lunar Lander Development Project at the Marshall Center has completed a series of hot fire tests a new propulsion system for a robotic lander prototype.
This colorful composite image from Chandra and Hubble shows a star field and gas that have been "shocked" by an expanding blast wave.
A new study from Chandra tells scientists how often the biggest black holes have been active over the last few billion years.
Just like a weather map for a local forecast on Earth, an intergalactic "weather map" can depict variations in temperature all around a galaxy.
This composite image shows a supernova within the galaxy M100 that may contain the youngest known black hole in our cosmic neighborhood.
NASA's FASTSAT microsatellite will share a ride to space with three other satellites on Nov. 19.
Manufacturing of NASA's J-2X rocket engine includes a Halloween plunge into an icy cauldron of liquid nitrogen. Key components of the J-2X fuel turbopump were assembled at Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne’s...› View Image
Last week a primary mirror milestone was met for James Webb Space Telescope project as the first gold-coated mirror segment finished testing in the X-ray & Cryogenic Facility.
NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory has observed an unusual galaxy cluster that contains a bright core of relatively cool gas surrounding a quasar.
If it's happening at the Marshall Center, chances are Jim Duffy had a hand in it.
Hinode has shown us complex structures in the solar chromosphere, once thought to be static, these move and twist with time.
Comet Hartley 2 is nearing its closest approach to Earth, now at 11.5 million miles away.
A Marshall Center team led by Dr. Gary Jedlovec is rewriting the way weather forecasters tackle their profession using NASA’s Short-term Prediction and Research Transition system, or SPoRT.
Observations have revealed that a slowly rotating neutron star with an ordinary surface magnetic field is giving off bursts of X-rays and gamma rays.
NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center collaborated with NASA's White Sands Test Facility and Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne to successfully complete a series of thruster tests at the White Sands test facility.
A massive star that exploded as a supernova in the Milky Way galaxy results in G327.1-1.1, a pulsar wind nebula.
Dr. Jonathan Cirtain and his science team have secured an $8.2 million award to build parts for and test an instrument for the Solar Probe Plus mission.
It's still 18 million miles away, but Comet Hartley 2 is getting closer to Earth.