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"23.02.2017 00:07:33" Rainbows and rocket engine Rainbows and rocket engines – doesn’t get much better than that! Check out these gorgeous aerial views from today’s Space Launch System RS-25 engine test @NASA’s Stennis Space Center.
"22.02.2017 22:53:13" A Rainbow View of NASA's RS-25 engine test NASA engineers conducted their first RS-25 test of 2017 on the A-1 Test Stand at Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, on Feb. 22, continuing to collect data on the performance of the rocket engine that will help power the new Space Launch
"14.02.2017 19:23:52" Artist’S Conception Depicting A Small But Powerful Meteoroid Strike This animation is an artist’s conception depicting a small but powerful meteoroid strike on the surface of the moon. Scientists at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center at the Automated Lunar and Meteor Observatory (ALaMO) in Huntsville, Ala., capture lunar
"14.02.2017 19:23:37" Series of Lunar Impact Flashes This video shows several lunar impact flashes and other events detected at the Automated Lunar and Meteor Observatory (ALaMO). It plays in real time. A green box marks the area where the flash was observed. (NASA)
"06.02.2017 19:46:42" Major fireball Northwest of Chicago, Feb 6, 2017 There was a very bright green fireball seen by hundreds of eyewitnesses surrounding Lake Michigan early this morning at 1:25:13 AM Central Time (2017 February 6 7:25:13 UTC). The reports from these individuals and the video information from dash cameras
"27.01.2017 21:55:24" Major Review Completed for NASA’s New SLS Exploration Upper Stage As shown in this new animation, future configurations of NASA’s Space Launch System rocket will include a powerful exploration upper stage (EUS) with four RL10C-3 engines. This is the part of the rocket that continues to operate after launch and ascent.
"25.01.2017 16:08:26" Marshall Installs Receiving Antenna for Next-Generation Weather Satellites Technicians assemble a hefty segment of a new antenna system in this 30-second time-lapse video captured Dec. 16 at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center. The high-performance ground station is designed to receive meteorological and space weather data from
"24.01.2017 18:19:42" Wind Tunnel Testing Underway for Next, More Powerful Version of NASA SLS Rocket Engineers at NASA's Langley Research Center and Ames Research Center are running tests in supersonic wind tunnels to develop the next, more powerful version of the world's most advanced launch vehicle, the Space Launch System -- capable of carrying humans
"09.01.2017 19:34:01" Hidden Figures To Modern Figures: Students See SLS Rocket at Michoud New Orleans teacher Katherine Michelle Sanders of St. Peter Claver School, takes her 7th grade science on a tour of nearby NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility to see where the Space Launch System - the world’s most powerful rocket - is being built.
"09.01.2017 16:36:01" Up, Up Up in 60 Seconds: Watch Rocket Test Stand Soar to 221-Feet Tall In this 60-second time-lapse video, watch structural Test Stand 4693 at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center rise 221 feet, from the start of construction in May 2014 to its end in December 2016. Test Stand 4693 will subject the 537,000-gallon liquid
"09.01.2017 15:33:19" NASA Scientist Talks About Mission to Explore Hidden Details of Cosmic X-rays NASA has selected a science mission that will allow astronomers to explore, for the first time, the hidden details of some of the most extreme and exotic astronomical objects, such as stellar and supermassive black holes, neutron stars and
"05.01.2017 19:54:30" NASA Scientist Talks About Mission to Explore Hidden Details of Cosmic X-rays NASA has selected a science mission that will allow astronomers to explore, for the first time, the hidden details of some of the most extreme and exotic astronomical objects, such as stellar and supermassive black holes, neutron stars and
"22.12.2016 18:09:13" 2016 Year in Review Video: NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center The work underway today at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center is making it possible to send humans beyond Earth’s orbit and into deep space on bold new missions of space exploration.
Marshall teams are designing and building NASA’s Space Launch System,
"15.12.2016 20:12:33" Join Us on the Jobsite of Testing NASA's Deep-Space Rocket – in 360! Feel like a part of the team getting ready to test the world's most powerful rocket, NASA's Space Launch System! This 360-degree timelapse video gives an inside look at the work going on ahead of major testing for the upper part of the SLS at a test stand
"14.12.2016 21:31:39" NASA's Marshall Center Live Stream : Geminid Meteor Shower
"08.12.2016 16:48:37" NASA Engineers Test Combustion Chamber to Advance 3-D Printed Rocket Engine Design A series of test firings like this one in late August brought a group of engineers at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, a big step closer to their goal of a 100-percent 3-D printed rocket engine, said Andrew Hanks, test lead for
"22.11.2016 22:22:35" No Small Steps Episode 4: Working with Gravity The fourth installment of this video series discusses how working with gravity, instead of against it, is the easiest way to get something where we want it to go and how NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) will do this to send missions to Mars. Host Stephen
"16.11.2016 20:12:17" The New Universe In the late 1970s, NASA launched a series of three High Engergy Astronomy Observatories (HEAO). The purpose of these observatories was to obtain high quality, high resolution data on cosmic ray, gamma ray and x-ray sources and to answer the questions
"20.10.2016 18:52:30" Launch Vehicle Stage Adapter from Start to Stack See how a test version of the launch vehicle stage adapter (LVSA) for NASA's new rocket, the Space Launch System, is designed, built and stacked in a test stand at the agency's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. The LVSA was moved to a
"19.10.2016 15:46:01" NASA Hispanic Heritage Month Employee Profile: Gustavo Martinez - Marshall Space Flight Center In observance of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Gustavo Martinez, a propulsion engineer at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, is featured in this video profile.
Martinez, a first-generation American of Mexican descent, earned his bachelors and
"13.10.2016 17:52:17" Watch 60-Seconds of Major SLS Hardware Being Moved and Put in the Test Stand at NASA Marshall A test version of the launch vehicle stage adapter (LVSA) for NASA’s new rocket, the Space Launch System, is moved to a 65-foot-tall test stand at the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. The test version LVSA will be stacked with
"13.10.2016 17:49:37" SLS Rocket Hardware Moved to NASA Marshall Stand for Upcoming Test Series (30-second timelapse) A test version of the launch vehicle stage adapter (LVSA) for NASA’s new rocket, the Space Launch System, is moved to a 65-foot-tall test stand at the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. The test version LVSA will be stacked with
"07.10.2016 17:13:38" Moving, Moving, Moving: A Giant Rocket Fuel Tank Technicians moved a giant fuel tank from the Vertical Assembly Center where the tank recently completed friction stir welding to an adjacent work area at NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans. More than 1.7 miles of welds have been completed for
"27.09.2016 17:05:21" Ride With Astronauts In Flyby Salute to Marshall Center Test Stand Construction Teams NASA astronaut Don Pettit captured this video from the cockpit with Victor Glover as they and fellow astronauts Barry "Butch” Wilmore and Stephanie Wilson banked low over Marshall Space Flight Center at Huntsville, Alabama, saluting to teams finishing
"27.09.2016 17:04:42" New Marshall Center Test Stand 4697 Construction Time-Lapse In less than two minutes watch structural Test Stand 4697 rise at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center from the start of construction in May 2014 to the end of the stand's construction phase in September 2016. The stand will subject the 196,000-gallon
"21.09.2016 22:14:17" CubeSat Mission: Near-Earth Asteroid Scout (animation only, no audio) The Near-Earth Asteroid Scout, or NEA Scout, is a robotic reconnaissance mission that will deploy a 6U CubeSat to fly by and return data from an asteroid representative of possible human destinations. Using a solar sail for its propulsion system, it will
"16.09.2016 14:27:24" NASA SLS Booster Nozzle Plug Pieces Fly During Test The world's most powerful booster will help propel NASA's new rocket, the Space Launch System, to deep-space destinations, including the journey to Mars. This video shows the booster's nozzle plug intentionally breaking apart. The smoky ring coming off
"14.09.2016 14:53:45" Hinode: 10th Anniversary of Its Launch Launched on Sept. 23, 2006, the Hinode solar observing satellite changed our view of the sun by providing the highest-resolution images of its innermost atmosphere and the most sensitive magnetic field measurements available from space. Ten years later,
"26.08.2016 02:08:01" NASA's Marshall Center Live Stream
"25.08.2016 13:46:14" NASA's Marshall Center Live Stream
"25.08.2016 06:51:37" NASA's Marshall Center Live Stream
"24.08.2016 20:27:02" NASA's Marshall Center Live Stream
"16.08.2016 15:09:52" Done in 60 seconds: See a Massive Rocket Fuel Tank Built in A Minute It took a lot longer than 60 seconds to weld the massive 130-foot rocket fuel tank. This time-lapse video shows the construction and rotation of the liquid hydrogen tank for the core stage of NASA’s Space Launch System rocket -- the new heavy-lift rocket
"05.08.2016 06:52:30" NASA's Marshall Center Live Stream
"20.07.2016 20:33:47" NASA Completes First Round of Composite Shell Buckling Tests with a Bang During the test, force is increasingly applied to the top of a composite barrel to evaluate the structural integrity of the test article. The resulting data will help engineers in the design and build of primary structures for future launch vehicles.
"05.07.2016 20:48:29" NASA eCryo Team Strives to Keep Cool in Glenn Test Facility This time-lapse video shows engineers changing out material samples used to test the thermal properties of multilayer insulating blankets -- part of the “Calorimeter for the Measurement of thermal Performance At Cryogenic Temperatures” test or CoMPACT. It
"29.06.2016 17:30:42" SLS Booster Test 360 View The second qualification test for the Space Launch System solid rocket booster was completed June 28, 2016 in Promontory, Utah at the Orbital ATK facilities. The test helped qualify the booster for flight. This view is from the public area where over
"28.06.2016 19:18:38" NASA's Space Launch System Booster Passes Major Milestone on Journey to Mars (QM-2) A booster for the most powerful rocket in the world, NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS), was fired up Tuesday, June 28 at 11:05 a.m. EDT for a second qualification ground test at Orbital ATK's test facilities in Promontory, Utah. This was the last
"27.06.2016 15:28:37" NASA SLS Booster (360 Video) Check out the world’s most powerful booster for NASA’s new rocket, the Space Launch System, in 360! The booster, seen in the test house at Orbital ATK’s test facilities in Promontory, Utah, will fire up for a major ground test June 28, 2016. This is the
"24.06.2016 20:18:02" Space Launch System Booster Test: Behind the Scenes Get a sneak peek behind the scenes of how engineers and technicians at Orbital ATK in Promontory, Utah, are coming together to test the most powerful booster for NASA’s new rocket, the Space Launch System. SLS will make missions possible to an asteroid
"24.06.2016 08:57:53" NASA's Marshall Center Live Stream
"22.06.2016 19:46:48" Get Ready for the Final, Full-Scale SLS Booster Test The largest, most powerful rocket booster built for flight will fire up for a major ground test June 28 at Orbital ATK's test facilities in Promontory, Utah. This is the last, full-scale qualification test for the booster before the first, uncrewed flight
"22.06.2016 16:08:28" NASA's Marshall Center Live Stream
"22.06.2016 15:54:57" NASA's Marshall Center Live Stream
"21.06.2016 21:49:47" NASA's Marshall Center Live Stream
"21.06.2016 21:40:18" NASA's Marshall Center Live Stream
"21.06.2016 21:38:15" NASA's Marshall Center Live Stream
"21.06.2016 21:33:29" NASA's Marshall Center Live Stream
"21.06.2016 21:25:25" NASA's Marshall Center Live Stream
"17.06.2016 16:32:10" The U.S. Space & Rocket Center’s “ISS: Science on Orbit” Exhibit The exhibit provides visitors with a true sense of what it’s like to live and work in space. This 360-degree image features views from ISS demo modules containing 20 full-scale replica racks that illustrate the Environmental Control and Life Support
"15.06.2016 19:47:37" Student Design Printed on ISS 3-D Printer The winning entry in the Future Engineers Space Tool Challenge is printed in the Additive Manufacturing Facility on the International Space station. This time-lapse video shows the creation of the Multipurpose Precision Maintenance Tool created by
"08.06.2016 17:14:30" NASA's Marshall Center Live Stream
"26.05.2016 19:10:41" NASA's Marshall Center Live Stream
"24.05.2016 20:06:55" May 20, 2016 Administrator Bolden Press Conference at Marshall NASA Administrator Charles Bolden presented the Small Business Administrator's Cup -- awarded for managing the agency's most effective small business program -- to NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. It is the fifth time in eight years
"12.05.2016 20:19:08" Hinode Observes Mercury Transit Using its X-Ray Telescope, Hinode captures light from coronal material at millions of degrees. On May 9th, Hinode tracked Mercury on its transit across the sun using this telescope. The apparent wobble of Mercury’s path in front of the sun is an optical
"05.05.2016 18:20:06" Fireball Over Tennessee and North Carolina We observed a fireball the morning of May 4 around 12:50am EDT, traveling southwest at about 77,000 mph over the Nantahala National Forest on the Tennessee/North Carolina state line. At its brightest point, it rivaled the full moon. According to Dr. Bill
"04.05.2016 21:25:47" NASA’s $5.5M Cube Quest Challenge: Advancing Small Satellite Technology The Cube Quest competition offers a total of $5.5 million to teams that meet the challenge objectives of designing, building and delivering flight-qualified, small satellites capable of advanced operations near and beyond the moon. To learn more, visit
"04.05.2016 21:23:35" Calling All Makers, Dreamers, Inventors, Artists to Be a Part of NASA NASA’s Centennial Challenges Program offers incentive prizes to generate revolutionary solutions to problems of interest to NASA and the nation. The program seeks innovations from diverse and non-traditional sources. Competitors are not supported by
"04.05.2016 15:45:36" Laser Geodynamics Satellite: B-roll footage (No Sound) This 1975 NASA video highlights the development of LAser GEOdynamics Satellite (LAGEOS I).
LAGEOS I is a passive satellite constructed from brass and aluminum and contains 426 individual precision reflectors made from fused silica glass. The mirrored
"04.05.2016 15:35:47" Laser Geodynamics Satellite (LAGEOS) This 1975 NASA video highlights the development of LAser GEOdynamics Satellite (LAGEOS I) developed at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama.
LAGEOS I is a passive satellite constructed from brass and aluminum and contains 426
"21.04.2016 18:34:49" Marshall Tests 3D-Printed, Methane-Powered Turbopump This video shows a test with at 3-D printed turbopump made with 45 percent fewer parts than traditionally manufactured rocket fuel pumps. The pump’s turbine spins at more than 36,000 revolutions per minute. As the turbopump moves 600 gallons of liquid
"20.04.2016 20:36:36" Animation of Heliopause Electrostatic Rapid Transport System (HERTS) Animation of Heliopause Electrostatic Rapid Transport System (HERTS) concept. NASA engineers are conducting tests to develop models for the Heliopause Electrostatic Rapid Transport System. HERTS builds upon the electric sail invention of Dr. Pekka
"16.04.2016 11:48:28" NASA's Marshall Center Live Stream
"15.04.2016 15:15:25" 360 Video 2016 Human Exploration Rover Challenge The 2016 Human Exploration Rover Challenge was held April 8-9, 2016, at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala. and our 360 cameras were able to get in on the action and ride with Auburn University as they traversed the course. Managed by
"13.04.2016 14:42:21" Space Launch System Scale and Power (Animation) Animation depicting NASA’s Space Launch System, the world's most powerful rocket for a new era of human exploration beyond Earth’s orbit. With its unprecedented capabilities, SLS will launch crews of up to four astronauts in the agency’s Orion spacecraft
"11.04.2016 19:58:34" Animation of Heliopause Electrostatic Rapid Transport System (HERTS) NASA engineers are conducting tests to develop models for the Heliopause Electrostatic Rapid Transport System (HERTS) concept. HERTS builds upon the electric sail invention of Dr. Pekka Janhunen of the Finnish Meteorological Institute. An electric sail
"08.04.2016 16:31:10" Building Up the Avionics System for SLS – in Just 60 Seconds This time-lapse video shows how a half-ring structure at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, is being built to test the avionics system that will guide the world's most powerful rocket, the Space Launch System, on deep-space
"06.04.2016 13:45:51" Welcome to Michoud Assembly Facility Welcome to NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility. This video highlights the procedures to enter and operate safely at MAF.
"06.04.2016 05:20:21" NASA's Marshall Center Live Stream
"04.04.2016 18:20:50" Precision Meets Progress in Welding on SLS Liquid Oxygen Tank Hardware A liquid oxygen tank confidence article for the world’s most powerful rocket, NASA’s Space Launch System, completes final welding on the Vertical Assembly Center at Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans. The liquid oxygen tank is one of two tanks that
"04.04.2016 15:55:13" NASA's Marshall Center Live Stream
"25.03.2016 15:44:17" Next Generation Rocket is the Work of Generations Marshall Space Flight Center Aerospace Engineers Kathryn Crowe and Hugh Brady discuss working together on NASA’s Space Launch System. For more information on the multigenerational expertise and collaboration that’s helping build America’s next-generation
"10.03.2016 19:40:07" No Small Steps Episode 3: Rocket Fuel The third installment of this video series takes a look at the basics of the monumental energy that makes NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket go up. The initial configuration of the SLS uses two different means of powering itself during launch – solid
"10.03.2016 16:34:49" Hinode Captures Video of Total Solar Eclipse These stunning eclipse images, taken by Hinode’s X-Ray Telescope (XRT), expose the hottest plasma in the Sun’s atmosphere at above 2 million degrees. These regions are bright in X-rays but appear as dark sunspots in visible light and are responsible for
"11.02.2016 17:04:00" Work Begins on NASA SLS Core Stage Pathfinder Major work is under way on a 213-foot, 230,000-pound simulation of the core stage of NASA’s new rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS). The steel mockup, designed by engineers at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, will be used
"04.02.2016 16:48:02" No Small Steps Episode 2: A Foundation for Mars The second installment of this video series discusses how NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) builds on the foundation of the Saturn V and the Space Shuttle, and uses that foundation to create a rocket that will send humans to the Red Planet. Host Step
"02.02.2016 16:11:09" Space Launch System Carries CubeSat Explorers During First Mission The Space Launch System (SLS) and Orion spacecraft will not only take people on the most distant journeys to date but also open new frontiers for science and technology missions to deep space destinations. This animation shows how the SLS will transp
"12.01.2016 22:26:45" Women@NASA 2015: Cindy Stemple Cindy Stemple is the acting project manager for the SERVIR project, working in the coordination office at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, in Huntsville, Alabama.
SERVIR -- a Spanish word meaning "to serve" -- is a joint venture between NASA an
"12.01.2016 22:25:15" Women@NASA 2015 Seunghee Lee Seunghee Lee works as the program senior integration engineer in the Space Launch System Program Chief Safety Mission Assurance Office at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, in Huntsville, Alabama.
Additionally, as the Marshall range safety repres
"12.01.2016 22:24:54" Women@NASA Rosalind Cylar Rosalind Cylar serves as an attorney and advisor in the Office of Chief Counsel at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Cylar supports NASA by providing legal support to all of Marshall’s programs, projects and institutional su
"21.12.2015 17:51:24" Marshall Space Flight Center 2015: Advancing Technology to Power NASA’s Journey to Mars From making rocket engines roar to analyzing the first 3-D printed parts created on the International Space Station and developing new technologies, 2015 was a year of discovery and progress as the team at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Hunts
"18.12.2015 17:31:36" NASA 360 presents: What Is Cube Quest? NASA’s $5M Cube Quest Centennial Challenge hopes to accelerate the technological capabilities of tiny satellites — known as CubeSats — that may help the space agency achieve future mission goals faster and more affordably.
"18.12.2015 15:02:15" Bright Fireball Detected by 6 NASA All Sky Cameras We have received numerous reports concerning a bright fireball that occurred over Georgia at 5:33:55 PM CST (6:33:55 PM EST). All 6 NASA all sky meteor cameras in the Southeast picked up the meteor at an altitude of 50 miles above the town of Georgia
"18.12.2015 14:33:12" A Sharper Image of Space Exploration From spectacular views of Earth to life on the International Space Station to vivid images of rocket launches, NASA’s ultra high-definition (UHD), or 4K channel offers some of the clearest images ever made. NASA has been recording video aboard the I
"17.12.2015 17:27:34" 3-D Printed Rocket Engine Roars To Life A team at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama tested 3-D printed rocket engine parts connected together in the same fashion that they would work in a rocket engine. The parts performance rivaled that of traditionally manufactur
"17.12.2015 17:25:22" Feeling the Force of a 3-D Printed Rocket Engine Test A GoPro camera feels the force of 20,000 pounds of thrust during a test of 3-D engine rocket components tested together. http://www.nasa.gov/centers/marshall/news/news/releases/2015/piece-by-piece-nasa-team-moves-closer-to-building-a-3-d-printed-rock
"17.12.2015 17:23:13" A Bird's-Eye View of Smoke and Fire An unmanned aerial vehicle captured this view of a 3-D printed rocket engine test. The test laboratory at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, uses aerial cameras to contribute to imagery data analyzed after tests. http://www.n
"17.12.2015 17:20:57" 3-D Printed Engine Tests: What Is A Breadboard Engine? NASA propulsion engineer Nick Case explains how engineers configured engine parts to make and test additively manufactured engine parts as a system. Learn more about this test at: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/marshall/news/news/releases/2015/piece-b
"14.12.2015 05:43:26" Meteor Moment: Is it a Meteor, Meteoroid or Meteorite? Dr. Bill Cooke, of NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office, explains the differences between a meteor, a meteoroid and a meteorite.
NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office (MEO) is the NASA organization responsible for meteoroid environments pertaining to
"12.12.2015 01:58:58" Meteor Moment: Meteors Come In All Shapes and Sizes Rhiannon Blaauw, of NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office, explains why and how different sized meteors are studied by NASA.
NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office (MEO) is the NASA organization responsible for meteoroid environments pertaining to space
"01.12.2015 15:00:24" Work Continues on Test Version of SLS Launch Vehicle Stage Adapter Progress continues on a structural test article of the launch vehicle stage adapter (LVSA) for NASA’s Space Launch System. The LVSA will connect two major sections of the SLS -- the core stage and the interim cryogenic propulsion stage (ICPS). Along
"10.11.2015 20:56:58" Episode 1: No Small Steps NASA’s new rocket, the Space Launch System, will meet the challenges of exploring deep space. And when it comes to NASA’s journey of Mars and beyond, there are no small steps. Stephen Granade talks how SLS will be the most capable rocket ever built f
"28.10.2015 19:42:36" Marshall Engineers Test Methane-Powered Thruster for Next Generation Landers A thruster — the combination of an injector and chamber — roared to life in a series of tests recently at Marshall’s Test Stand 115. The distinct blue flame is produced by the thruster’s fuel, methane. Methane is a promising fuel for the journey to M
"22.10.2015 19:40:38" Images from the Peak of the Orionid Meteor Shower 2015 A bright Orionid is captured on the peak night of the shower by a NASA all sky meteor camera in western North Carolina.
"22.10.2015 15:04:55" NASA’s Space Launch System Program Completes Critical Design Review NASA’s new exploration class rocket, the Space Launch System, has completed its critical design review and is the first heavy-lift vehicle capable of meeting the challenges of the agency’s journey to Mars. SLS will be the most powerful rocket ever bu
"22.10.2015 15:02:03" NASA’s Space Launch System Paving the Way for Deep-Space Exploration NASA’s Space Launch System is a powerful, advanced launch vehicle for a new era of human exploration beyond Earth’s orbit. With its unprecedented power and capabilities, SLS will launch crews of up to four astronauts in the agency’s Orion spacecraft
"19.10.2015 17:01:54" SPHERES-VERTIGO Investigation Aboard the International Space Station Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut, Kimiya Yui, is seen working with the SPHERES-VERTIGO investigation aboard the space station during Expedition 45. The volleyball-sized free-floating satellites were used for the SPHERES-VERTIGO investigat
"19.10.2015 17:01:54" Michoud ‘Busy Place’ for Building NASA’s Space Launch System Teams at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans have been busy producing flight and qualification hardware for NASA’s new rocket, the Space Launch System. SLS will be the most powerful launch vehicle ever built for deep space missions, inclu
"07.10.2015 16:26:36" NASA Hispanic Heritage Month Profile -- Miguel DeJesus, NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility Meet Miguel DeJesus, the Marshall Space Flight Center safety manager at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility near New Orleans. DeJesus coordinates all aspects & phases of their Industrial Safety Program.
"29.09.2015 16:48:03" NASA Marshall 2015 Combined Federal Campaign
"17.09.2015 18:44:24" NASA’s Journey to Mars NASA began our exploration of Mars more than four decades ago when our robotic explorers were the first to study the Red Planet. Today, our orbiters and rovers have changed the way we look at Mars and continue to make important scientific discoverie
"17.09.2015 15:06:49" Meteor Over Alabama Brighter than Crescent Moon Tonight, at 8:22:25 PM local time, NASA meteor cameras in north Georgia and western North Carolina detected a bright fireball over middle Alabama. First seen at an altitude of 45 miles above Paul M. Grist State Park, near Selma, Alabama, the 6 inch d
"16.09.2015 21:16:45" NASA Tests Provide Rare Opportunity to Get 3-D Printed Part Comparison Data The gas generator to an F-1 engine is test-fired this September at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Although the engine was originally built to power the Saturn V rockets during America's missions to the moon, this test art
"14.09.2015 20:21:55" NASA Astronaut Hoot Gibson Wants You to Join Us on the Journey to Mars NASA Astronaut Robert “Hoot” Gibson talks about the evolution from the space shuttle to the most powerful rocket ever built, NASA’s Space Launch System, for missions to deep space, like an asteroid and ultimately Mars.
"09.09.2015 20:18:13" West Virginia Fireball A bright meteor occurred over West Virginia last night at 9:27 EDT. It was seen across Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, North Carolina, and Maryland! NASA's Pennsylvania and Ohio all sky cameras caught it near the edge of the field-of-view, but what als
"09.09.2015 19:39:51" Major Welding Begins on Crucial Connection for SLS Major welding has begun at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, on a structural test article of the launch vehicle stage adapter (LVSA), which connects the core stage to the upper stage of NASA’s new rocket, the Space Launch Sy
"02.09.2015 16:23:25" The Heat Goes On as Engineers Start Analysis on SLS Base Heating Test Data Mini models of the Space Launch System (SLS) core stage engines are ignited in a big way for a short-duration hot-fire test at 101 percent power level. As the main objectives of the Pathfinder Test Program, models of the SLS core stage RS-25 engines
"28.08.2015 00:06:03" Seventh RS-25 Test Grand Finale for First Developmental Test Series NASA has completed the first developmental test series on the RS-25 engines that will power the agency’s new Space Launch System (SLS) rocket on missions deeper into space than ever before. The test series wrapped up Aug. 27 with a seventh hot fire t
"26.08.2015 15:34:00" 3-D Printed Fuel Pump: A Lot of Force In A Small Package This video shows a test with at 3-D printed turbopump made with 45 percent fewer parts than traditionally manufactured rocket fuel pumps. During the test, the pump’s turbine spins at more than 90,000 revolutions per minute (rpms) --9.5 times fasters
"21.08.2015 21:46:35" Racin’ the Station – Duathlon 2015 at the Marshall Space Flight Center Racin' the Station 2015 will be held on Saturday, September 26 at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center. The goal is to finish the run-bike-run course before the International Space Station completes one orbit. A youth bike-run-bike event will follow t
"21.08.2015 14:08:31" Summer Interns Shine During NASA Marshall's 2015 Poster Expo On Aug. 5, more than 140 interns at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, participated in the annual poster exposition, highlighting their summer internships. Media and Marshall team members were invited to view the poster desig
"14.08.2015 15:32:39" NASA’s Pegasus Barge Ready to Set Sail for Space Launch System NASA’s Pegasus barge has been modified to transport the massive core stage of NASA’s new rocket, the Space Launch System. The core stage, towering more than 200 feet, will store cryogenic liquid hydrogen and liquid oxygen to fuel the vehicle’s RS-25
"13.08.2015 16:24:25" RS-25 - The Ferrari of Rocket Engines The RS-25 engine for NASA’s new rocket, the Space Launch System, is one of the most complex and efficient rocket engines in the world. Four RS-25 engines and two, five-segment solid rocket boosters will power the SLS on deep space missions, including
"12.08.2015 21:35:43" Testing the Most Powerful Engine for NASA’s Space Launch System Engineers at NASA’s Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, talk about the current test series for the RS-25 engine on the A-1 test stand. Four RS-25 engines and twin solid rocket boosters will power NASA’s new rocket, the Space Launch
"12.08.2015 19:21:32" Meteor Moment: What is the All-Sky Camera Network? Dr. Bill Cooke, of NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office -- located at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama -- explains what the All-Sky Camera Network is and how it's used to track meteors or fireballs.
"12.08.2015 16:02:26" Perseid Fireball This Perseid fireball was observed by the NASA All Sky Fireball Network in the skies over New Mexico on the morning of August 12. Credit: NASA/MEO
This composite image shows the meteors detected by the NASA All Sky Fireball Network station here in
"12.08.2015 16:01:00" Perseids Over Huntsville! This Perseid meteor was observed by the NASA Wide-field Meteor Camera Network in the skies over Huntsville, Alabama on the morning of August 12.
"12.08.2015 15:12:27" Meteor Moment: How to Watch the Perseid Meteor Shower Rhiannon Blaauw, of NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office -- located at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama -- shares some tips and strategies to best view a meteor shower.
"10.08.2015 19:52:37" Perseids Are Already Zipping Across the Sky! The Perseids are ramping up! Here's a Perseid meteor captured by the NASA All Sky Fireball Network on August 4th. The shower will peak the morning of August 13th. With a near-new Moon, we may get a good show that morning!
"04.08.2015 14:17:18" Robot Spins A Web of Carbon Fibers To Make Large Rocket Parts A new composite robot performs an elaborate “dance” as it moves up and down a 40-foot track releasing carbon fibers from 16 spools and placing them in intricate patterns to make composite parts for space vehicles. The robotic fiber placement system r
"04.08.2015 14:16:56" Robotic Manufacturing System Will Build Biggest Composite Rocket Parts Ever Made Experts explain how a new robotic composite fiber placement system will be used to build large space structures for space vehicles. Lightweight composites have the potential to increase the amount of payload that can be carried by a rocket along with
"24.07.2015 13:08:47" Blade Dynamics Completes 78-Meter Blade at NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility Blade Dynamics, an innovative supplier of wind turbine rotors, unveiled the longest blade manufactured in North America, Monday, July 6 at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility near New Orleans, Louisiana. The 78 meter, or 255 foot, long blade was manufac
"20.07.2015 15:53:08" Blade Dynamics Completes 78-Meter Blade at NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility Blade Dynamics, an innovative supplier of wind turbine rotors, unveiled the longest blade manufactured in North America, Monday, July 6 at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility near New Orleans, Louisiana. The 78 meter, or 255 foot, long blade was manufac
"30.06.2015 18:27:16" NASA's Bill Cooke Talks Planetary Conjunction of Venus and Jupiter Dr. Bill Cooke of Marshall Space Flight Center's Meteoroid Environment Office talks about the upcoming conjuncture of Jupiter and Venus.
"29.06.2015 20:54:41" Bill Cooke Speaking About the Bright Event in Southeast Bill Cooke describes the Bright Sky Event Over Southeastern United States.
"29.06.2015 20:36:30" Bright Sky Event Over Southeastern United Stated – June 29 There was a bright event seen across several Southeast states last night at 12:29:30 AM CDT (1:29:30 EDT). Based on the data we currently have, this object was not a meteor or fireball.
"22.06.2015 17:47:40" 2015 NASA on the Square Footage of 'NASA on the Square' activities held June 20 in downtown Huntsville, Alabama. NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center filled the streets and sidewalks around Huntsville's historic Courthouse Square with exhibits, hands-on activities, live musi
"19.06.2015 18:38:40" Space Station Astronauts Grow a Water Bubble in Space (3D Side by Side) During Expedition 40 in the summer of 2014, NASA astronauts Steve Swanson and Reid Wiseman — along with European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst — explored the phenomenon of water surface tension in microgravity on the International Space Stat
"12.06.2015 04:16:47" RS-25 Engine Completes 500-Second Test An RS-25 engine fired up for 500 seconds June 11 at NASA's Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. Four RS-25 engines will power NASA's new rocket, the Space Launch System, to send astronauts on future missions beyond Earth’s orbit, inc
"09.06.2015 17:20:22" Feel the Power of America’s Next Great Rocket NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) will be the world’s most powerful rocket ever built for deep space missions, including to an asteroid and ultimately to Mars.
"03.06.2015 14:59:00" Time-Lapse of Orion’s Heat Shield Shipping from NASA Marshall to NASA Langley In this time-lapse video, captured from May 26-28 in Building 4705 at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, technicians and engineers work together to remove the heat shield from the seven-axis milling machine to a tractor-trail
"29.05.2015 16:14:55" Steamy Summer Begins for SLS with RS-25 Test A billowing plume of steam signals a successful 450-second test of the RS-25 rocket engine May 28 at NASA's Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. The hotfire test was conducted on the historic A-1 Test Stand where Apollo Program rocke
"28.05.2015 14:47:16" Assembling an RS-25 Engine -- In Just Two Minutes In this two-minute time-lapse video, see how a powerhouse of a rocket engine, the RS-25, is assembled by team members from Aerojet Rocketdyne at NASA’s Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. Four RS-25 engines will power NASA’s new roc
"28.05.2015 14:20:37" NASA Team at Marshall Removes Charred Orion Heat Shield Surface In this time-lapse video, captured in NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center Building 4705 from March 24 to May 15, NASA and Lockheed Martin workers remove burnt ablative material -- or the incinerated outer surface -- from the Orion heat shield. The sh
"27.05.2015 06:25:28" NASA Asian-American Pacific Islander Month – "Tim" Zhixian Li “Tim” Zhixian Li works at the Michoud Assembly Facility, near New Orleans, as a welding engineer for Lockheed Martin Information Systems and General Solutions. Li currently works on the Space Launch System, NASA’s next deep-space exploration rocket.
"22.05.2015 14:52:56" NASA Asian-American Pacific Islander Month – Gayleen Ijames Gayleen Ijames is a ground system engineer at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. She works in the Payload Operations and Integrations Center supporting science experiments and payloads aboard the International Space Station.
"14.05.2015 21:43:34" NASA 'Flares' Up for SLS Sparks fly as a hydrogen burn-off igniter test is conducted May 5 at the Redstone Test Center on Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville. The igniters will be used for NASA's Space Launch System to burn off any free hydrogen that can potentially collect at th
"14.05.2015 21:43:31" Igniters Spark Safety for Rockets Archived footage from the STS-135 Atlantis launch featuring the six hydrogen burn-off igniters that were fired prior to the launch. Igniters also will be used for NASA’s new rocket, the Space Launch System. (KSC)
"07.05.2015 13:09:01" ISS: Science in a Cup In the world of famous cups, nobody knows just how famous the newest "space" cup will be, but what scientists learn from it could be immeasurable. Mark Weislogel, principal investigator of the Capillary Beverage study on the International Space Stati
"27.04.2015 21:29:26" NASA’s Composites for Exploration Upper Stage Project is Pioneering Spacecraft Composites. Project Manager John Vickers explains the goal is to produce human rated full-scale composite structures that parallel the development of the Space Launch System. The first product of that effort is the CEUS forward skirt on the SLS upper stage. The
"27.04.2015 20:12:57" Lasers Are the Future of Optical Communications in Near Earth and Deep Space Applications The Laser Communications Relay Demonstration project will continue NASA’s efforts to test the use of lasers in all of the agencies space communication needs. LCRD or “Laser Comm” holds the promise of carrying more data at a faster rate, saving ground
"09.04.2015 20:02:25" NASA Centennial Challenge Sample Return Robot Competition On June 9-13, international teams of citizen inventors will compete in NASA's 2015 Sample Return Robot Challenge on the campus of Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Massachusetts. The competition includes nearly $1.5 million in prize money
"07.04.2015 16:00:31" NASA Unboxes Delivery from Space Station Watch the unboxing of some special cargo from the International Space Station as Quincy Bean, the principal investigator for the space station printer, removes and inspects the first items made in space with a 3-D printer. To protect the space-manufa
"02.04.2015 20:59:11" NASA Women's History Month Profiles - Horton, Spraul & Smitherman-Hickman NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans featured three outstanding team members for NASA Women's History Month.
#1. Dr. Renee Horton is the Space Launch System Lead Metallics and Weld Engineer. She holds an Electrical Engineering degree from
"02.04.2015 20:27:24" NASA’s Space Launch System to Boost Science with Secondary Payloads This video shows the launch of Exploration Mission-1 and location of the secondary payloads in the Space Launch System's adapter ring. Also shown is the deployment of the NEA Scout cubesat and its asteroid rendezvous.
"02.04.2015 20:23:34" NASA Women's History Month Profile - Jane Maples (Marshall Space Flight Center) Jane Maples is information technology specialist at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, in Huntsville, Alabama. She supports the Enterprise Service Bus Line of Business and the Center for Internal Mobile Applications at the NASA Enterprise Applicati
"11.03.2015 20:36:54" Building a Better Booster NASA and Orbital ATK are making major modifications to the solid rocket boosters that will power NASA’s new rocket, the Space Launch System, to deep space destinations, like an asteroid and ultimately Mars.
"11.03.2015 20:35:42" America’s Human Space Exploration…Steps to the Future Orbital ATK’s Kent Rominger and SLS Program Manager Todd May talk about the March 11 booster qualification test and how it fits into the progress on America’s next great rocket, NASA’s Space Launch System.
"11.03.2015 20:34:45" Igniting the Booster Gordie Russell, Orbital ATK program manager at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, talks about the process of the March 11 booster qualification test. The firing is one of two tests that will qualify the booster design for the first flight of the SL
"11.03.2015 17:06:43" SLS Qualification Booster Test at Orbital ATK The largest, most powerful rocket booster ever built successfully fired up Wednesday for a major-milestone ground test in preparation for future missions to help propel NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and Orion spacecraft to deep space destin
"19.02.2015 22:41:04" Preparing Solid Rocket Booster Avionics for Mission Success Eric Corder, avionics system manager for the SLS Booster Element at the Marshall Center, and Orbital ATK engineer Jennifer Graham talk about the booster avionics system for NASA’s new rocket, the Space Launch System, and what role avionics will play
"17.02.2015 20:48:31" A Composite Booster Gets a Burst of Energy (Real Time) This video shows four angles of the booster composite case’s sudden burst due to being over-pressurized with water. NASA and Orbital ATK engineers pushed the composite case to its breaking point to understand how well these materials could withstand
"17.02.2015 20:48:25" A Composite Booster Gets a Burst of Energy (Slow Motion) In this slow-motion video, the structural breaking point of the booster composite material can be seen spreading across the case.
"17.02.2015 20:41:48" Bright Fireball Seen Over New York, Pennsylvania and Ohio A very bright fireball seen over New York, Ohio, and Pennsylvania at 4:45:17 EST this morning, February 17th. It was captured by three NASA cameras. The video came from a NASA camera located at Allegheny Observatory near Pittsburg, PA. The other two
"11.02.2015 21:13:33" Recipe for Power The largest, most powerful solid rocket boosters ever built will give the "lift" necessary to send astronauts to an asteroid and to Mars on NASA's new rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS). See the process of how a booster is made and tested at SLS b
"10.02.2015 18:49:51" Anti-geyser Testing Completed for SLS Liquid Oxygen Tank Goodbye, geysers! NASA engineers have successfully finished anti-geyser testing for the liquid oxygen tank that will help fuel the agency's new rocket, the Space Launch System, on the journey to Mars. More than 120 hours of anti-geyser testing have b
"16.01.2015 21:23:37" Space Station Live: ISS: Off the Earth, For the Earth 2014 Research Highlights In this 30-minute special, NASA Commentator Lori Meggs at the Marshall Space Flight Center takes a look back at many of the research accomplishments in 2014 and speaks with NASA managers about the future of the orbiting laboratory.
"10.01.2015 03:15:55" SLS RS-25 Testing Heats Up The RS-25 engine that will drive NASA's new rocket, the Space Launch System, to deep space blazed through its first successful test Jan. 9 at the agency's Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. The RS-25 fired up for 500 seconds on the
"06.01.2015 17:12:36" Fireball Over Nashville - January 2015 Two fireballs were seen in the night sky on January 5th, both in the Nashville area. This video shows the second one just to the west of Nashville about 7:31 PM CST. This one was brighter and faster - 75,000 mph - and moved east to west; totally unr
"24.11.2014 18:00:34" Fireball Just Southwest of Tuscaloosa, Alabama Seen by All Sky Cameras A bright fireball occurred at 8:18 pm CST, Nov. 20, just southwest of Tuscaloosa, Alabama and was detected by NASA All Sky Cameras. The fireball traveled at 67,000 miles per hour and appears to have broken apart at an altitude of 27 miles. It was as
"17.11.2014 17:11:48" The Chandra X-ray Observatory Celebrates 15 Years of Science Fifteen years ago, NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory was launched into space aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia. Since its deployment on July 23, 1999, Chandra has helped revolutionize our understanding of the universe through its unrivaled X-ray visio
"03.11.2014 22:18:23" NASA’s 3-D Tour of the International Space Station During Expedition 31 in 2012, NASA astronaut Don Pettit used a 3-D camera to take viewers on a "floating" tour of the International Space Station. He pointed the camera outside the station portals as well to provide incredible images of the Russian S
"03.11.2014 22:17:32" NASA’s 3-D Tour of the International Space Station Description: During Expedition 31 in 2012, NASA astronaut Don Pettit used a 3-D camera to take viewers on a "floating" tour of the International Space Station. He pointed the camera outside the station portals as well to provide incredible images of
"03.11.2014 22:14:34" Space Station Astronauts Grow a Water Bubble in Space During Expedition 40 in the summer of 2014, NASA astronauts Steve Swanson and Reid Wiseman — along with European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst — explored the phenomenon of water surface tension in microgravity on the International Space Stat
"03.11.2014 22:10:46" Space Station Astronauts Grow a Water Bubble in Space During Expedition 40 in the summer of 2014, NASA astronauts Steve Swanson and Reid Wiseman — along with European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst — explored the phenomenon of water surface tension in microgravity on the International Space Stat
"27.10.2014 17:31:59" International Space Station: We're Working Off the Earth For the Earth The International Space Station advances scientific knowledge for the benefits of people living on Earth and serves as the world's leading laboratory for technology development to enable human and robotic exploration of destinations beyond low-Earth
"21.10.2014 21:18:31" Development of Small Atomic Clock Essential to Deep Space Exploration The Deep Space Atomic Clock, or DSAC project, managed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, is developing -- for use aboard spacecraft -- a smaller and lighter version of the refrigerator-sized atomic clocks used at ground-base
"17.10.2014 12:46:43" Second Lunar Eclipse of 2014 Delights Sky Watchers Credit: D. Hathaway/NASA Ames
On Wednesday morning, Oct. 8, not long before sunrise, the bright full moon over North America turned a lovely shade of celestial red. The lunar eclipse was visible from all parts of the United States. This eclipse mark
"15.10.2014 20:58:04" SLS Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month This video features employees at Southern California Braiding in California, a vendor that is supplying components for NASA's new Space Launch System rocket. It is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, held from September 15 – October 15.
"01.10.2014 19:50:34" How SPoRT Gets Science Done NASA’s Short-term Prediction Research and Transition Center accelerates the infusion of NASA’s Earth science observations, data assimilation, and modeling research into the regional and local National Weather Service forecasting and decision making p
"26.09.2014 12:54:06" NASA Hosts Partnerships Meeting with HBCUs and MSIs On Sept. 17, NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, and the Office of Small Business Programs hosted the first ever NASA Partnerships Meeting for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Minority Serving Instituti
"25.09.2014 17:35:46" Second Fireball Occurs Over Northern Michigan The second video is of a fireball that occurred over north Michigan about 40 minutes later. The Michigan fireball is close to the edge of the camera because the meteor was at extreme range, over 200 miles away, for the camera.
The Michigan fireball w
"24.09.2014 21:31:03" NASA Hosts Partnerships Meeting with HBCUs and MSIs On Sept. 17, NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, and the Office of Small Business Programs hosted the first ever NASA Partnerships Meeting for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Minority Serving Instituti
"24.09.2014 20:39:53" Fireball Over Southern Tennessee At 8:26:38 PM this evening, a 2 inch piece of an asteroid entered the atmosphere above the town of Lutts in southern Tennessee. Moving almost due west at a speed of 46,300 miles per hour, it traveled some 52 miles before burning up 25 miles above the
"24.09.2014 16:03:26" Robots On Way to Help Astronauts Work, Explore and Live in Space The Human Exploration Telerobotics project, managed by NASA's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, California, is developing and testing robots to improve the way humans live and work in space. Some of the project's robots have human-like "hands" a
"16.09.2014 17:54:31" Hinode Captures Solar Flare The X-Ray Telescope on Hinode captured the X-class flare from Sept. 10, 2014. This classification of explosive power denotes the largest singular release of energy in the solar system and is typically associated with a coronal mass ejection. In the c
"12.09.2014 17:22:36" America's Rocket - Space Launch System Animation (2014) Animation of NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) 70-metric-ton configuration launching to space. SLS will be the most powerful rocket ever built for deep space missions, including to an asteroid and ultimately to Mars (NASA/MSFC)
"12.09.2014 17:06:46" Building the Backbone of the Space Launch System The largest spacecraft welding tool in the world, the Vertical Assembly Center officially is open for business at NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans. The 170-foot-tall, 78-foot-wide giant completes a world-class welding toolkit that will
"05.09.2014 20:50:31" The History of Michoud Assembly Facility
"02.09.2014 23:51:15" Thermal and Fluid Systems Marshall’s thermal and fluid dynamics systems capabilities are a powerful array of expertise, methods, tools and facilities used to ensure launch vehicles and space systems are designed and built reliably to withstand the demanding environments in wh
"28.08.2014 22:04:43" SLS Scale Model Acoustic Test Engineers at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, are wrapping up acoustic testing on a 5-percent scale model of NASA's Space Launch System. The Aug. 28 test, the 34th in the series, will help NASA engineers understand how loud
"26.08.2014 18:25:11" Eta Carinae: Our Neighboring Superstars The Eta Carinae star system does not lack for superlatives. Not only does it contain one of the biggest and brightest stars in our galaxy, weighing at least 90 times the mass of the sun, it is also extremely volatile and is expected to have at least
"20.08.2014 13:49:56" Racin’ the Station Duathalon Racin’ the Station Duathalon will be held September 27, 2014 at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center’s Building 4316, Digney Road on Redstone Arsenal. Race start time is 8:30 a.m.
Racin’ the Station is a duathalon that features a 1.95 Mile Run, fol
"15.08.2014 17:43:35" What Triggered This Supernova Explosion? Earlier this year, astronomers discovered one of the closest supernovas in decades. Now, new data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory has provided information on the environment of the star before it exploded, and insight into the possible cause of
"15.08.2014 16:50:10" Eruption on the Sun On Aug. 1, 2014, Hinode's X-ray telescope observed this lovely eruption on our sun. The eruption came from a region that exhibited the characteristic S-shape of so-called "sigmoids." Sigmoids are composed of highly sheared magnetic field lines that f
"14.08.2014 14:04:09" Perseid Meteors Compilation, Aug.12-13, 2014 Did you miss the peak of the Perseid meteor shower on Aug. 12-13? This video shows some of the meteors seen by the allsky camera located at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. (NASA/MSFC)
"13.08.2014 19:48:31" Perseid Meteor Streaks Across Alabama This video shows a Perseid meteor zipping through the sky, seen by the NASA All Sky Fireball Network on the night of Aug. 12-13, 2014. (NASA/MSFC/Danielle Moser)
"13.08.2014 19:48:09" A Sky Full of Perseids This video is a compilation of Perseid meteors seen by the NASA All Sky Fireball Network on the night of Aug. 2-13, 2014.(NASA/MSFC/Danielle Moser)
"13.08.2014 15:29:44" Bright Perseid Meteor A bright, confirmed Perseid meteor streaks across the skies over Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, early on the morning of Aug. 13, 2014. (NASA/MSFC/MEO)
"13.08.2014 15:27:22" Bright Meteor A bright, unidentified meteor streaks across the skies over Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, late in the evening of Aug. 12, 2014. (NASA/MSFC/MEO)
"12.08.2014 20:10:29" Marshall Interns Share Their Summer Experiences During the 2014 Poster Expo On Aug. 5, interns at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, in Huntsville, Alabama, participated in the annual poster expo, an event celebrating the end of their 2014 summer internships.
147 students completed their 10 week internships by desigining i
"11.08.2014 16:15:11" Anti-Geyser Testing for SLS Liquid Oxygen Feed System Underway Beginning Aug. 5, anti-geyser testing is underway at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center for the agency's Space Launch System (SLS) -- the rocket that will make deep space missions possible, including to an asteroid and ultimately to Mars. A full-sca
"07.08.2014 15:53:46" X-ray Vision Reveals the Insides of Stars Chandra is a telescope that is specially designed to look at X-rays that come from very hot places and objects in the Universe - including exploded stars. Because the explosions have super-heated these stellar wreckages, they glow very brightly in X-
"05.08.2014 16:14:57" Huge Fireball Over North Alabama At 10:19 p.m. CDT on Aug. 2, NASA meteor cameras detected a very bright fireball at an altitude of 57 miles above Hoodoo Road just east of the town of Beechgrove, Tennessee. The meteoroid was about 15 inches in diameter and weighed close to 100 lbs.
"24.07.2014 16:04:33" Inflatable Solar Array Technology Packs Incredible Power In Small Package Inflatable structures have the potential to drastically reduce the weight space power systems. Engineers fabricated and tested an inflatable solar array system at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.
"18.07.2014 20:54:42" Mid-Atlantic Fireball! On the evening of July 17, 2014, a brilliant fireball streaked over the mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. Cameras operated by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center first picked up the fireball south of Petersburg, Virginia, at an altitude of 55 miles. Th
"14.07.2014 17:30:11" 'Diffusing' the Situation in Propellant Tanks May Benefit Future SLS Missions A special piece of hardware called a low-profile diffuser is being designed, built and tested at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, for propellant tanks. The diffuser maintains the density and required flow rate of the propel
"20.06.2014 14:54:00" NASA Tests Large Composite Rocket Tank NASA is testing on one of the largest composite cryogenic rocket fuel tanks ever manufactured at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama.
"17.06.2014 20:24:14" NASA Turning Down the Volume on Rocket Noise A 5-percent scale model, including solid rocket motors, of NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) is ignited to test how low- and high-frequency sound waves will affect the rocket on the launch pad. The data collected from the tests will be used to help di
"17.06.2014 20:24:01" NASA Turning Down the Volume on Rocket Noise A 5-percent scale model, including solid rocket motors, of NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) is ignited to test how low- and high-frequency sound waves will affect the rocket on the launch pad. The data collected from the tests will be used to help di
"17.06.2014 20:23:44" NASA Turning Down the Volume on Rocket Noise A 5-percent scale model, including solid rocket motors, of NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) is ignited to test how low- and high-frequency sound waves will affect the rocket on the launch pad. The data collected from the tests will be used to help di