NASA Marshall Team Supports Safe Travels for Space Station Science – NASA

NASA Marshall Team Supports Safe Travels for Space Station Science – NASA

By Jessica Barnett  During the International Space Station’s more than 25 years of operation, there have been more than 3,000 experiments conducted aboard the microgravity laboratory, and making sure scientific samples are kept safe through launch, spaceflight, experimentation, and the return trip to Earth takes a great deal of planning, testing, and preparation across NASA. … Read more

Rae Ann Meyer Named Deputy Director of NASA Marshall – NASA

Rae Ann Meyer Named Deputy Director of NASA Marshall – NASA

Rae Ann Meyer has been selected as deputy director of NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, effective June 2. In this role, Meyer will assist in leading Marshall’s nearly 7,000 on-site and near-site civil service and contractor employees and an annual budget of approximately $5 billion. She will also help guide the center … Read more

The Marshall Star for May 22, 2024 – NASA

The Marshall Star for May 22, 2024 – NASA

By Celine Smith Engineers, researchers, and scientists at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center had the opportunity to showcase their vast range of projects and learn about others at Marshall’s annual Science, Technology, and Engineering Jamboree and Poster Expo. The jamboree took place May 16 in Activities Building 4316. Team members created and displayed more than … Read more

Spotted: ‘Death Star’ Black Holes in Action – NASA

Spotted: ‘Death Star’ Black Holes in Action – NASA

A team of astronomers have studied 16 supermassive black holes that are firing powerful beams into space, to track where these beams, or jets, are pointing now and where they were aimed in the past, as reported in our latest press release. Using NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) National Radio Astronomical Observatory’s (NRAO) Very … Read more

The Marshall Star for May 15, 2024 – NASA

The Marshall Star for May 15, 2024 – NASA

Navy Adm. Christopher Grady, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, his wife Christine Grady, and son Luke Grady talk with Nick Benjamin, right, a payload operations director for the International Space Station, at the Payload Operations Integration Center during the vice chairman’s tour of NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center on May 6. (NASA/Charles … Read more

NASA Invites Media to Expedition 70 Crew Visit at Marshall – NASA

NASA Invites Media to Expedition 70 Crew Visit at Marshall – NASA

NASA will host four astronauts at 10 a.m. CDT Tuesday, May 14, for a media opportunity at the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. NASA astronauts Jasmin Moghbeli and Loral O’Hara, ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut Andreas Mogensen, and JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) astronaut Satoshi Furukawa served as part of Expedition 70 … Read more

I Am Artemis: Lauren Fisher – NASA

I Am Artemis: Lauren Fisher – NASA

Not many music majors get to be hands-on with building a Moon rocket, but Lauren Fisher has always enjoyed the unusual. Now a structural materials engineer at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, Fisher works on a key adapter for NASA’s SLS (Space Launch System) rocket for the first crewed missions of NASA’s … Read more

NASA’s Chandra Notices the Galactic Center is Venting – NASA

NASA’s Chandra Notices the Galactic Center is Venting – NASA

These images show evidence for an exhaust vent attached to a chimney releasing hot gas from a region around the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way, as reported in our latest press release. In the main image of this graphic, X-rays from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory (blue) have been combined with radio data from the MeerKAT telescope (red). Previously, astronomers had … Read more

NASA Invites Media to Attend Louisiana Space Day 2024 – NASA

NASA Invites Media to Attend Louisiana Space Day 2024 – NASA

NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans, several aerospace companies, and GNO Inc. will host Louisiana Space Day 2024 at the Louisiana State Capitol in Baton Rouge from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. CDT on Wednesday, May 8. Media are invited to attend and should contact Craig Betbeze at craig.c.betbeze@nasa.gov or 504-419-5333 by 2 p.m. … Read more