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Talk about roaming charges. NASA has launched three smartphones into orbit as part of a low-budget, experimental satellite program that uses off-the-shelf components. The three Google-HTC Nexus One smartphones are circling Earth at an altitude of...
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ReporterA successful launch from a NASA spaceport in eastern Virginia is a pivotal moment for Virginia and the commercial space industry. The unmanned rocket blasted off from Wallops Island Sunday afternoon. With the test flight, Orbital Sciences Corporation...
Time is ticking and while some of you already have Spring fever, Mother Nature is still biting at the bit for some last-minute winter weather. We might just get another chance during the first full week of March. SNOW SO FAR The past three years...
NASA is launching a rocket from Wallops Island, Va., Tuesday to test technology for future missions, and it could be visible in the early evening sky. Scientists will fire a payload 80 miles above the Earth and, at two different points, release two...
William “Bill” Bryan Bundick of Clear Spring, Md., passed away Dec. 28, 2012, at the age of 79, in Winchester, Va. Bill was preceded in death by his grandparents, Oscar and Lillie Barnes; his mother, Theodosia Barnes Truitt; his father,...
CNNThe SpaceX Dragon has splashed down in the Pacific Ocean after a three-week flight to the International Space Station, completing the first commercial cargo mission to Earth's orbit, NASA announced Sunday. The unmanned capsule came down about 250 miles...
The third time was the charm for the RockSat-X launch at Wallop's Island this morning. Several science experiments designed by Virginia Tech students were on board today's flight, including a sensor to study the earth's upper atmosphere. The rocket...
NASA has begun its latest hurricane science field campaign by flying an unmanned Global Hawk aircraft over Hurricane Leslie in the Atlantic Ocean during a day-long flight from California to Virginia. With the Hurricane and Severe Storm Sentinel (HS3)...
It's a no-go for rocket launch on the east coast of our state. NASA is postponing the launch until Thursday morning. NASA planned to test a sub-orbital sounding rocket from Wallops Island Wednesday morning. It's delayed for more testing of its cargo....
Channel 2 NewsThe Kodiak Launch Center has been quiet this year. Too quiet. The facility, which is considered one of the finest anywhere in the world for for "small-lift" polar launches, has -- ironically -- not seen a launch since September 2011. Part of the...
Tags: Personal Income, Atlantic Ocean, Cape Canaveral, Politics, NASA
Camp-style activities bring families together in nature. Here are five opportunities. 1. Surf Camp, Wrightsville Beach, N.C. Travel to the warm waters and sandy beaches of the Cape Fear coast for a five-day adventure. Family members 8 and older will surf...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The SpaceX Dragon supply ship returned to Earth on Thursday, ending its revolutionary nine-day voyage to the International Space Station with an old-fashioned splashdown in the Pacific. The unmanned capsule parachuted...
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