Marshall Space Flight Center http://apr.org en NASA's Marshall Space Center Considers its Past, Present, and Future http://apr.org/post/nasas-marshall-space-center-considers-its-past-present-and-future <p>Thursday marks an annual event AT NASA'S Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville.&nbsp; It’s the so-called “Marshall 2014 Update.”&nbsp; Marshall Center Director Patrick Scheuermann will speak about the future of the center and its strong relationship with Alabama.&nbsp; He’ll also talk about the progression from the early Apollo rockets to the Space Shuttle to where we are now.</p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:15:21 +0000 Jeremy Loeb 50277 at http://apr.org NASA's Marshall Space Center Considers its Past, Present, and Future Meteor Lights Up Sky Over Southern States http://apr.org/post/meteor-lights-sky-over-southern-states <p></p><p>NASA officials say brilliant lights and loud booms reported in Alabama and Georgia were a meteor that streaked across the South.</p><p>Officials at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville said a baseball-size fragment of a comet entered Earth's atmosphere above Alabama at 8:18 p.m. Central Time on Monday.</p> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 21:40:42 +0000 The Associated Press 37630 at http://apr.org Meteor Lights Up Sky Over Southern States Head of NASA Program to Discuss Rocket in Mobile http://apr.org/post/head-nasa-program-discuss-rocket-mobile <p>The head of NASA's next-generation rocket will be in Mobile to discuss the program with coastal residents.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; Todd May, who directs NASA's space launch system at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, will speak about the program at Battleship Memorial Park on Wednesday afternoon.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; The event is open to the public, and NASA astronaut and former space shuttle pilot Tony Antonelli will also be on hand.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; The space launch system will be the most powerful rocket ever built, and the first test flight is set for 2017.<br> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 12:28:24 +0000 The Associated Press 37225 at http://apr.org Head of NASA Program to Discuss Rocket in Mobile NASA Administrator Bolden Visits North Ala Center http://apr.org/post/nasa-administrator-bolden-visits-north-ala-center <P>NASA administrator Charles Bolden is scheduled for a stop in north Alabama.</P> <DIV> <P>The space agency says Bolden will visit the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville on Friday afternoon.</P> <P>Marshall is NASA's main center dedicated to developing space propulsion systems. Engineers there are now working on the Space Launch System, which are heavy-lift rockets being designed to take U.S. astronauts back into space.</P> <P>Bolden will see some of the advanced methods being used to produce engines for the new rocket system. Fri, 22 Feb 2013 12:31:09 +0000 The Associated Press 25440 at http://apr.org NASA Administrator Bolden Visits North Ala Center Meteor Expert to Discuss Ala Event in Huntsville http://apr.org/post/meteor-expert-discuss-ala-event-huntsville <DIV> <P>An expert on meteors is visiting Huntsville to discuss the recent meteorite shower in north Alabama.</P> <P>Marc Fries will speak at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center on Thursday morning.</P> <P>Fries is a specialist in finding and recovering meteorites. He still focus on an Oct. Thu, 08 Nov 2012 13:41:00 +0000 The Associated Press 20438 at http://apr.org Meteor Expert to Discuss Ala Event in Huntsville