On Dec. 5, a successful 1,286-second J-2X powerpack test brightened the skies over NASA's Stennis Space Center in Mississippi.› View Video
Teresa Vanhooser, a native of Johnson City, Tenn., and a NASA employee since 1980, has been appointed deputy director of the Marshall Center.
After two successful years of on-orbit operations, NASA's Fast, Affordable, Science and Technology Satellite, or FASTSAT, mission is coming to an end.
NASA facilities around the country are developing America's first exploration-class rocket since the Saturn V launched astronauts to the moon.› Feature with Related Photos
A jet of X-rays from a supermassive black hole 12.4 billion light years from Earth has been detected by NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory.› Photo
On Nov. 27, a J-2X power pack assembly burned brightly in a hot fire test to verify gauges that measure turbine strain at speeds up to 30,000 rpm.› Watch Video
NASA is testing a composite propellant tank that may reduce the cost and weight for heavy-lift launch vehicles and future in-space missions.
NASA conducts the first circumferential weld of the "pathfinder" adapter design for test flights of the Orion spacecraft and Space Launch System.› Watch Video
NASA's racing through milestones in its development of new atmospheric deceleration technologies to support future planetary missions.
The 2012 Leonid meteor shower peaked on the night of Nov. 16-17, with a secondary peak on the night of Nov. 19-20.
Chandra images of the planetary nebula Abell 30 show one of the clearest views ever obtained of a special phase of evolution for these objects.
Keith Hefner has been named manager of the Program Planning and Control Office for NASA's Space Launch System, or SLS, Program.
NASA has named 57 student teams from 26 states to design, build and fly rockets in the 2012-13 NASA Student Launch Projects rocketry challenge.
More than 40 community college students recently accepted quite a challenge -- and have the prototype rovers to prove it.
NASA's Short-term Prediction Research and Transition (SPoRT) Center is supporting ongoing disaster assessment efforts for Hurricane Sandy.› View Gallery
NASA is tackling the problem of space radiation with a new tool, the Advanced Neutron Spectrometer, and a renewed focus on space environments.
The Marshall Center has opened registration for the 20th annual NASA Great Moonbuggy Race, set for April 26-27, 2013, in Huntsville, Ala.
Scientists believe meteorites may solve mysteries about our solar system. On Thursday, Nov. 8, NASA experts discussed why meteorites matter.
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Deep observations by NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory are probing how stellar "star factories" form and evolve.
NASA is using selective laser melting to create intricate metal parts for America's next heavy-lift rocket, saving millions in manufacturing costs.› Photos