| Feb 24, 2014
| 4:41 PM
Maryland officials should get more economic bang from the Wallops Flight Facility — just over the line in Virginia — by capitalizing on space tourism and the potential from unmanned aircraft, according to a new study.
The report, commissioned...
| Dec 16, 2013
Women's college soccer
JHU's Kronick is D-III South ECAC Offensive Player of Year again
Johns Hopkins junior Hannah Kronick was named Division III South women's soccer Offensive Player of the Year for a second consecutive season by the Eastern College...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 10:45 AM
After an early hand injury to starting goalie Matt Russell (Navy), Maxx Davis (Friends, UMBC) moved from his usual midfield spot to the cage, making 15 saves to lead Team STX to a 19-13 win over Maverik United on the LXM Pro Tour on Saturday. The game was...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 8:22 PM
Erik Krum (Salisbury) had a hat trick and Maverik United came from behind to beat Team STX, 13-12, in the LXM Pro Series at Heritage Park in the Las Vegas suburb of Henderson, Nev., on Saturday.
With the win, in one of the season's most exciting games,...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 5:26 PM
A rocket streaked through the sky Tuesday night in Maryland and for hundreds of miles across the eastern U.S. as NASA launched a mission from the Delmarva peninsula.
An Air Force Minotaur I rocket lifted off at 8:15 p.m. from NASA's Wallops Flight...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 3:00 AM
This week, a commercial "freighter" rocket that began its journey into space last Wednesday about 35 miles south of Ocean City is due to dock with the International Space Station, delivering 1,300 pounds of cargo. It will eventually be loaded up with...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Once a week, scientists at the University of Maryland, College Park and NASA aimed satellites across the solar system to where they figured the spacecraft known as Deep Impact would have drifted since seven days earlier.
They would ping it for its...
| May 28, 2013
| 5:19 PM
They left Baltimore on Friday by cruise ship and came back Tuesday by charter jet. The passengers from the Grandeur of the Seas arrived safely and with sea stories to last a lifetime.
A fire near the stern of the 917-foot Royal Caribbean International...
| May 30, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Joan B. McClernan, a retired real estate broker and animal lover, died May 23 of complications from chronic pulmonary obstructive disease at Stella Maris Hospice. She was 79.
The daughter of a businessman and a homemaker, Joan Brown was born and raised...
| May 31, 2012
| 1:25 PM
Some of the world's greatest innovations were conceived in the humblest of places, and that was certainly true of the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory.
When it opened its doors in 1942, in a former used-car dealership in Silver Spring,...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 8:32 AM
What lies at the center of that giant ball of gas we call Jupiter? When you cut through the incredibly dense atmosphere of Venus, what's happening on the planet surface?
These are the questions that dance in the mind of Johns Hopkins University student...
| May 27, 2012
The Baltimore Sun's front page on July 22, 1959, carried the news accompanied by a six-column photo: The world's first nuclear-powered cargo ship had been launched at Camden, N.J.
The christening of the $47 million N/S Savannah was bigger than news about...