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.
Stephen C. Doering, a native of South Bend, Ind., recently was appointed director of the Office of Center Operations at Marshall Space Flight Center.
A sub-scale solid rocket motor designed to mimic NASA's Space Launch System booster design was successfully tested on Mar. 14.› Photo
Astronomers using data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory have mapped dark matter in galaxy cluster Abell 383.
Garry Lyles, chief engineer for the Space Launch System Program Office at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, recently was awarded the 2012 Astronautics Engineer Award by the National Space Club.
J-2X engine 10001 is returning back to the A-2 Test Stand at NASA's Stennis Space Center for its second round of tests.
Dark matter, galaxies and hot gas reside at the core of the merging galaxy cluster Abell 520, formed from a violent galaxy collision.
Gravity from stellar-mass black hole IGR J17091 is pulling gas away from a companion star.
NASA kicked off the first in a series of J-2X powerpack tests on the evening of Feb. 15 at Stennis Space Center.› Photo
The giant black hole at the Milky Way center may be devouring asteroids.› Photo
A new study provides a possible explanation for mysterious flares emitting from Sagittarius A*, the black hole at the center of the Milky Way.
Vital clues about the devastating ends to the lives of massive stars can be found by studying the aftermath of their explosions.
Dr. Chryssa Kouveliotou, an astrophysicist at the Marshall Center, has been selected as the 2012 recipient of the Dannie Heineman prize in astrophysics.
In high school, there are champions of football, basketball and even music, but not many students can say they are champs on the ISS.
A new era of human space exploration is beginning! NASA managers will share details at the next U.S. Space & Rocket Center "Pass the Torch" lecture.› Photo
The relocation of the RS-25D space shuttle main engine inventory from Kennedy Space Center's Engine Shop in Cape Canaveral, Fla., is underway.› Photo
Teresa Bowman Vanhooser, a Johnson City, Tenn., native, has been appointed manager of the Flight Programs and Partnerships Office at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center.
Paul Gilbert has been appointed deputy manager of the Flight Programs and Partnerships Office at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.