NASA engineers are testing parts of the Orion service module to ensure the spacecraft can withstand the harsh realities of deep space missions.
Kim E. Whitson, a native of Oak Ridge, Tenn., recently was named director of the Office of Procurement at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center.
Chandra studies the hot gas from a star being ripped apart by tidal forces as it falls into a black hole.
Gene Goldman, acting director of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., addressed a joint session of the Alabama Legislature May 3.
Chandra has discovered an extraordinary black hole outburst in spiral galaxy M83, located about 15 million light years from Earth.
NASA has kicked off the next round of J-2X testing, gathering data on the engine nozzle extension, the test stand "clamshell" and start/shutdown.› Watch video
Specially crafted rockets soared high into the skies April 22 at the 2011-12 NASA Student Launch Projects challenge.
The J-2X engine is back on the A-2 Test Stand at NASA's Stennis Space Center, ready for a more extensive round of tests.
A dramatic new image of the star-forming region 30 Doradus, also known as the Tarantula Nebula because its glowing, spider-like filaments.
SERVIR, NASA and USAID's joint-venture environmental monitoring system, is adding a new research and global observation tool to the ISS.
NASA has crowned its vehicular engineering victors of the 19th annual NASA Great Moonbuggy Race.› Face of the Race, 2012 →
The Marshall Center and the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center's Launch Systems Directorate are collaborating to study a rocket engine.
The "Musket Ball Cluster" is providing valuable insight into how galaxy clusters grow and change after major collisions.
Robert Champion, a native of Woodstock, Ala., recently was appointed to the position of deputy director of NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility.
Arthur E. "Gene" Goldman, a native of Russell, Miss., recently was appointed acting director of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.
Chris M. Crumbly, a native of Rome, Ga., was recently appointed director of NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans.
NASA has completed the first test of solid rocket booster avionics for the Space Launch System, America's next heavy-lift launch vehicle.
NASA has performed a trial rocket sled test to replicate the forces a supersonic spacecraft would experience prior to landing.› View Video
A new X-ray study of an exploded star indicates that the supernova that disrupted the massive star may have turned it inside out in the process.› View Video
William "Bill" Hicks, a native of Chattanooga, Tenn., recently was appointed deputy chief financial officer in the Office of the Chief Financial Officer at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center.