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New director Pelfrey introduced at Marshall Space Flight Center

HUNTSVILLE – Joseph Pelfrey has spent nearly a quarter of a century as an employee at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, rising through the...

Pelfrey named Marshall Space Flight Center director

HUNTSVILLE -- It was a hometown hire Monday for NASA when Administrator Bill Nelson named Joseph Pelfrey director of the agency’s Marshall Space Flight...

HAM it up: ASCTE hosting radio chat with space station crew

HUNTSVILLE – In what has been a busy news week at the Alabama School for Cyber Technology and Engineering, students are now preparing to...

Marshall Space Flight Center, NASA to observe Day of Remembrance

HUNTSVILLE -- In honor of the members of the NASA family who lost their lives while furthering the cause of exploration and discovery for...

National Rocket and Space Center planned for Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula

TAMPA, Fla. -- A Tampa-based aerospace company is preparing a leap forward for space exploration and education in Mexico. Merida Aerospace, taking inspiration from the...

Huntsville companies, UAB selected for space station contract

WASHINGTON -- NASA has selected three Huntsville companies and the University of Alabama at Birmingham to provide research, engineering, and mission integration services for...

To the moon! ULA Vulcan gives a boost to lunar mission

CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, Fla. – With the roar of its engines lighting up the late-night sky, United Launch Alliance marked the beginning...

ULA Vulcan Centaur inaugural flight, certification mission set

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- Everything continues to progress toward the first ULA Vulcan flight test and certification mission, officials with United Space Alliance announced. The...

Marshall engineers achieve benchmark with 3D-printed Rotating Detonation engine

HUNTSVILLE -- NASA has achieved a benchmark in developing an innovative propulsion system called the Rotating Detonation Rocket Engine. Engineers at the Marshall Space Flight...

Blue Origin’s New Shepard mission carries postcards, research payload

WEST TEXAS -- Blue Origin completed its 24th New Shepard flight and 13th payload mission today from Launch Site One in West Texas. The flight...