Chandra News


Mission Press Releases

  • Belinda Wilkes Chosen to Lead the Chandra X-ray Center
    Marshall Space Flight Center - Wednesday, March 19, 2014
    Posted on: 3/19/2014 1:46:46 PM PDT

  • 'Jekyll and Hyde' star morphs from radio to X-ray pulsar and back again
    National Radio Astronomy Observatory - Wednesday, September 25, 2013
    Posted on: 9/25/2013 7:28:35 PM PDT

  • A Hidden Population of Exotic Neutron Stars
    Marshall Space Flight Center - Thursday, May 23, 2013
    Posted on: 5/23/2013 4:54:18 PM PDT

  • NGC 602: Taken Under the "Wing" of the Small Magellanic Cloud
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, April 3, 2013
    Posted on: 4/3/2013 5:21:15 PM PDT

  • Probing Extreme Matter via Studies of Neutron Stars
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, March 6, 2013
    Posted on: 3/6/2013 6:15:39 PM PDT

  • Stellar Effervescence on Display
    Marshall Space Flight Center - Monday, January 28, 2013
    Posted on: 1/29/2013 1:19:12 AM PDT

  • New Chandra Movie Features Neutron Star Action
    NASA HQ - Monday, January 7, 2013
    Posted on: 1/8/2013 1:09:14 AM PDT

  • Sweeping X-ray Imaging Survey of Dying Stars is 'Uncharted Territory'
    Rochester Institute of Technology - Wednesday, October 10, 2012
    Posted on: 10/10/2012 6:36:51 PM PDT

  • A Planetary Nebula Gallery
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, October 10, 2012
    Posted on: 10/10/2012 6:35:40 PM PDT

  • NASA's Chandra Shows Milky Way is Surrounded by Halo of Hot Gas
    Mars Society - Monday, September 24, 2012
    Posted on: 9/24/2012 4:32:18 PM PDT

  • Was Kepler's Supernova Unusually Powerful?
    Marshall Space Flight Center - Wednesday, September 12, 2012
    Posted on: 9/12/2012 2:28:28 PM PDT

  • New Exhibit Connects Science from Here, There, and Everywhere
    Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics - Tuesday, August 28, 2012
    Posted on: 8/28/2012 5:06:55 PM PDT

  • Phoenix Cluster Sets Record Pace at Forming Stars
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, August 15, 2012
    Posted on: 8/15/2012 6:06:56 PM PDT

  • X-Rays Discovered From Young Supernova Remnant
    Marshall Space Flight Center - Monday, July 30, 2012
    Posted on: 7/30/2012 4:39:23 PM PDT

  • Black Hole Growth Found To Be Out Of Sync
    NASA HQ - Monday, June 11, 2012
    Posted on: 6/12/2012 2:24:34 AM PDT

  • Giant Black Hole Kicked Out of Host Galaxy
    NASA HQ - Monday, June 4, 2012
    Posted on: 6/5/2012 1:14:43 AM PDT

  • A Supernova Cocoon Breakthrough
    NASA HQ - Tuesday, May 15, 2012
    Posted on: 5/15/2012 5:18:18 PM PDT

  • Chandra Sees Remarkable Outburst from Old Black Hole
    NASA HQ - Monday, April 30, 2012
    Posted on: 4/30/2012 6:12:37 PM PDT

  • Discovery of the Musket Ball Cluster
    Marshall Space Flight Center - Thursday, April 12, 2012
    Posted on: 4/12/2012 4:33:32 PM PDT

  • A Star Explodes & Turns Inside Out
    Marshall Space Flight Center - Thursday, March 29, 2012
    Posted on: 3/29/2012 5:37:04 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • NASA'S Chandra Turns up Black Hole Bonanza in Galaxy Next Door
    Chandra X-ray Center - June 12, 2013
    Posted on: 6/12/2013 6:42:57 PM PDT

  • Image: Supernova Remnant W49B
    NASA HQ - February 13, 2013
    Posted on: 2/13/2013 4:26:19 PM PDT

  • Chandra Image: A Surprisingly Bright Superbubble
    NASA HQ - August 31, 2012
    Posted on: 8/31/2012 4:42:55 PM PDT

  • Image: Black Hole Outburst in Spiral Galaxy M83
    NASA HQ - July 16, 2012
    Posted on: 7/16/2012 3:35:30 PM PDT

  • Chandra Views Shockwave Spreading Through Galaxy UGC 5189A
    NASA HQ - July 9, 2012
    Posted on: 7/9/2012 3:03:21 PM PDT

  • Chandra Image: Carina Nebula
    NASA HQ - May 25, 2011
    Posted on: 5/26/2011 2:37:47 AM PDT

  • Stunning Photo: Tycho Supernova Remnant
    NASA HQ - March 24, 2011
    Posted on: 3/24/2011 5:40:34 PM PDT

  • New Vista of Milky Way Center Unveiled
    - September 22, 2009
    Posted on: 9/22/2009 5:48:10 PM PDT

  • Ghost Remains After Black-Hole Eruption
    Chandra X-ray Center - May 28, 2009
    Posted on: 5/28/2009 11:51:58 AM PDT

  • NASA Solicitation: Continuation of the Chandra X-Ray Observatory Science and Operations Support Center
    Marshall Space Flight Center - November 25, 2008
    Posted on: 11/25/2008 6:36:32 PM PDT

  • NASA MSFC Solicitation: Science and Operational Support for the Chandra X-ray Observatory
    Marshall Space Flight Center - January 22, 2008
    Posted on: 1/22/2008 7:30:35 PM PDT

  • NASA Chandra Status Report 15 April 2005
    Marshall Space Flight Center - April 21, 2005
    Posted on: 4/21/2005 4:20:12 PM PDT

  • NASA Chandra Operations CXO Status Report 7 May 2004
    Marshall Space Flight Center - May 10, 2004
    Posted on: 5/10/2004 9:44:39 AM PDT

  • Chandra Observations of the "Dark" Moon and Geocoronal Solar-Wind Charge Transfer
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 12, 2004
    Posted on: 3/12/2004 5:47:27 PM PDT

  • Chandra Chronicles 7 Jan 2003
    Marshall Space Flight Center - January 7, 2003
    Posted on: 1/7/2003 6:20:51 PM PDT

  • Chandra Digest (Oct 22): NGC 720
    Marshall Space Flight Center - September 21, 2011
    Posted on: 10/22/2002 1:29:22 PM PDT

  • NASA Presolicitation Notice: Chandra X-ray Observatory Science and Operations Support Center
    NASA HQ - August 16, 2002
    Posted on: 8/16/2002 9:31:18 PM PDT

  • Chandra Digest (June 11): AAS update
    Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics - June 11, 2002
    Posted on: 6/11/2002 8:33:49 PM PDT

  • Chandra Digest 24 May 2002
    Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics - May 24, 2002
    Posted on: 5/24/2002 8:36:46 PM PDT

  • Chandra Operations CXO Status Report Friday 17 May 2002
    Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics - May 17, 2002
    Posted on: 5/20/2002 8:37:45 AM PDT