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.
As assembly continues for NASA's J-2X engine, engineers have completed analysis of data collected from the latest round of tests of the engine's workhorse gas generator. The gas generator produces a l...› View Image
Evidence that a star has recently engulfed a companion star or a giant planet has been found using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory.
The Marshall Center's X-ray & Cryogenic Facility has received a unique James Webb Space Telescope element for testing.
Dr. Daniel M. Schumacher has been appointed manager of the Marshall Center's Science & Mission Systems Office.
Chandra helps pinpoint more than 160 youthful stars at the heart of the Rosette formation.
NASA and ATK Aerospace Systems are preparing to complete a two-minute, full-scale test of the largest and most powerful solid rocket motor designed for flight.
Chandra sees huge radio halos generated during collisions between galaxy clusters.
A galactic "super-volcano" in massive galaxy M87 is erupting and blasting gas outwards, as seen by NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and NRAO's Very Large Array.
NASA launch will evaluate how a nanosatellite spacecraft and its payload performs.
A collection of observations of the 2010 Perseid meteor shower over Alabama and Georgia.
Through NASA's Cooperative Education Program, Marshall Center engineers Jennifer DiBello and Matthew Pruitt not only found a rewarding career path in aerospace engineering -- but they found one another as well.
The Fast, Affordable, Science and Technology Satellite, or FASTSAT, arrived at the Kodiak Launch Complex on Kodiak Island, Alaska, on Aug. 10 from the Marshall Center.
This summer, NASA researchers will fly a series of unique hurricane instruments over some of the world's fiercest storms.
A meteor entered the atmosphere 70 miles above the town of Paint Rock, Ala., on August 3, leaving a flare that was six times brighter than the planet Venus.
Chandra, Hubble and Spitzer have pooled resources to view a beautiful collision within the Antennae Galaxies.
For 40 riveting days this summer, NASA lightning researchers will peer inside storms in a way they never have before.
This July, for a thrilling eight minutes, NASA researchers will get a peek at one of the sun's most mysterious regions.