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  • Launch of hypersonic aircraft pushed back a day by weather

     
    The launch of an experimental aircraft capable of reaching 13,000 mph was scrubbed today due to bad weather at Vandenberg Air Force Base....
  • Test of hypersonic aircraft fails over Pacific Ocean

     
    A test flight of an experimental aircraft capable of speeding through air at 20 times the speed of sound ended prematurely Thursday morning, when the arrowhead-shaped plane stopped sending back real-time data to engineers and scientists who were...
  • Pentagon: Aircraft flew at 20 times the speed of sound [Video]

     
    The Pentagon released video footage of a test flight of an unmanned experimental aircraft as it sped through air at 20 times the speed of sound earlier this month....
  • With space shuttle retiring, what's next for NASA?

    With space shuttle retiring, what's next for NASA?
    As the space shuttle program heads into retirement, a question remains: How will NASA send astronauts into space? The answer: For the time being, it will rely on Russia. But the long-term answer may have roots at NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton....
  • Report: Virginia should curtail Orbital Sciences to grow Wallops

    Report: Virginia should curtail Orbital Sciences to grow Wallops
    Buried in a 71-page report released by Gov. Bob McDonnell’s office is a recommendation that could make or break Virginia’s goal to build the nation’s premier spaceport on Wallops Island. The report suggests that Orbital Sciences Corp....
  • Report: Wallops spaceport needs state $$

    Report: Wallops spaceport needs state $$
    Another week, another report on Virginia’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport. This one, courtesy of Herndon-based Center for Innovative Technology, draws similar conclusions as a report issued last month by Gov. Bob McDonnell’s office. Both...
  • Buried in space? Virginia may help pay for it

    Buried in space? Virginia may help pay for it
    Want to be buried in space? Virginia will help pay for it, according to proposed legislation that aims to boost the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at Wallops Island. The bill, which the Virginia state legislature will debate next year, would provide...
  • McDonnell wants to send $4M to Wallops Island

    McDonnell wants to send $4M to Wallops Island
    Gov. Bob McDonnell wants to spend $4 million to help finish building a new launch pad at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport. Announced Monday with the release of McDonnell’s two-year budget for Virginia, the funding is subject to debate. But state...
  • New crew arrives at International Space Station

    New crew arrives at International Space Station
    A Russian Soyuz capsule arrived at the International Space Station on Friday with a trio of astronauts, bringing the orbital outpost back to full staffing after a failed cargo ship launch in August disrupted flight schedules. Russian cosmonaut Oleg...
  • Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell visits NASA Wallops amid feud with Florida

    Gov. Bob McDonnell took a break Monday from back-to-back energy conferences in Richmond to visit the Eastern Shore. His destination: NASA Wallops Flight Facility. Interesting timing considering Virginia officials are feuding with Florida’s...
  • Virginia and Florida spar over human spaceflight, aircraft carrier

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Already sparring over an aircraft carrier, Florida and Virginia have locked horns on another issue: human spaceflight. NASA announced in July that it would order an environmental review of Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia's...
  • Florida's aerospace agency flounders

    Gov. Charlie Crist, military brass and political elites went to Cape Canaveral in October to dedicate the signature achievement of the state's fledgling aerospace-development agency -- a multimillion-dollar future launchpad they hoped would grow into an...