NASA's Space Shuttle Program conducted the final test firing of a reusable solid rocket motor Feb. 25 in Promontory, Utah.
Chris Randall, a Chicago native, received the "Trailblazer" award at the Black Engineer of the Year Awards ceremony in Baltimore.
NASA studies data from three unique weather monitoring tools to help predict how storms evolve.
Chandra examines the cosmic causes that push a white dwarf "over the edge."
Chandra records a luminous pair of quasars, clearly seen in an ongoing galaxy merger.
Astronomers have found evidence that two supernovae blasts received an extra boost from newborn black holes.
Two spectacular tails of X-ray emission has been seen trailing behind a galaxy using the Chandra X-ray Observatory.
In mythological times reflective surfaces like shiny mirrors were credited with the ability to look into the future. But NASA is using mirrors to look into the past.
A supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy has a poor appetite for consuming matter.
New results from Chandra suggest that a stellar remnant has been ripped apart by a massive black hole.
A new Chandra study shows how the shape of supernova remnants is connected to the way the progenitor star exploded.
Astronomers think that supermassive black holes exist at the center of most galaxies.
Fermi's Large Area Telescope has captured images of unprecedented flares from the blazar 3C 454.3 in the constellation Pegasus, now the brightest persistent gamma-ray source in the sky.
The Ares I-X rocket had a "little help" in keeping on its course.
NASA has partnered with Lockheed Martin Space Systems and MT Aerospace to manufacture the full-scale friction stir welded and spun formed tank dome designed for use in liquid propellant tanks.
Data from the Chandra X-ray Observatory provides clues about the workings of the mighty Crab Nebula.
NASA has successfully completed a series of autonomous "drop" tests of a robotic lander test article.
At its 20th annual Fellowship/Scholarship Awards Day, the Alabama Space Grant Consortium presented some $323,000 in fellowships and scholarships to 48 undergraduate and graduate students.
NASA's Great Observatories collaborate to produce an unprecedented image of the central region of our Milky Way galaxy.
Evidence for a thin veil of carbon has been found on the neutron star in the Cassiopeia A supernova remnant.