25 Best Places to Retire – Huntsville, AL (16)

Best if you’re looking for: College town Median home price: $174,000 Top state income tax: 5% Space buffs know Huntsville as “The Rocket City” because the Marshall Space Flight Center was the original NASA, and it still plays a major role in civilian and government spacecraft and rocketry. Architecture aficionados know it for its 19th-century

UAHuntsville is chosen by NASA for 2013 X-Hab innovation challenge

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The University of Alabama in Huntsville is one of five universities chosen to participate in the 2013 Exploration Habitat (X-Hab) Academic Innovation Challenge led by NASA and the National Space Grant Foundation. This group of universities will design habitat systems, concepts and technologies that could be used in future deep space habitats,