For release: 06/04/02
Release #: 02-143
NASA Marshall Center News Web site gets ‘virtual’ makeover
The "Marshall Space Flight Center News" Web site - one of the nation's leading space news sites with more than 14 million hits last year - has gotten a makeover. Here, you'll find getting the latest news, features, photos, video and other products from the Marshall Center is easier than ever. Take a look at our bold, new visual scheme; improved navigation and site search capability; and other useful features. All to help make your visit an efficient and informative stop for both news professionals and the public.
One of the nation’s leading space news sites with more than 14 millions hits last year has gotten a makeover. Now, getting the latest news, features, photos, video and other products from NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., is easier than ever.
The “Marshall Space Flight Center News” Web site, at
offers a bold, new visual scheme, improved navigation and new, useful features will help make your visit an efficient and informative stop for both news professionals and the public.
The redesign includes more site search capability, providing quicker access to more than 2,500 Web pages from news stories and media advisories to fact sheets, technology summaries, downloadable images, videos and soundbites, and helpful NASA and space industry hotlinks. The News site’s improved navigation tools, including a revised toolbar and quick-links on every page, reduce the number of “clicks,” quickly taking you to the news you need.
Other new aspects of the site include a regularly updated, eye-catching photo feature, highlighting Marshall Center research and discoveries; the Marshall Center events calendar, a new e-mail subscriber service to automatically notify you of the latest news stories and changes that provide easier accessibility for those with visual and hearing impairments.
The News site provides a gateway to in-depth news pages on NASA’s Space Launch Initiative, Chandra X-Ray Observatory, NASA’s Payload Operations Center the science operations center for the International Space Station located at the Marshall Center, and other major NASA programs and organizations.
The revamp marks the Web site’s first major redesign since it debuted in 1998.