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  • Aberdeen: It all depends upon the weather

    It all depends upon the weather. How often do we say that? Especially this winter. Our holiday celebrations were altered this year. Dinners were held later or earlier because of bad weather predicted. Meetings were canceled. Schools delayed or canceled....
  • William C. Brubaker, founding Colts band member

    William C. Brubaker, founding Colts band member
    William Charles Brubaker, a retired aeronautical engineer who was a founding trombone player in the Baltimore Colts Marching Band, died Feb. 12 at Sinai Hospital of complications from injuries he suffered near his Lutherville home. Family members said...
  • Last launch of Discovery

     
    I remembered the belching, billowing smoke at liftoff. I remembered the towering pillar of smoke as the shuttle climbs toward orbit. And I remembered suppressing the fear that something might go wrong.But as my son and I watched Discovery's launch......
  • Windy day in Baltimore

     
    Just back from Cape Canaveral. Our 7:45 p.m. flight on Southwestern was delayed until 11 p.m. Plane landed at 1 a.m., did not get to bed until 2:45 a.m. Don't you just LOVE air travel? They tell me you all had......
  • Weather problematic for Tuesday launch at Wallops

     
    Preparations continue for Tuesday night's planned launch of a four-stage Minotaur 1 rocket from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport. But the forecast carries a 60 percent risk of showers and thunderstorms during the evening launch window.If weather or...
  • NASA's Juno spacecraft en route to Jupiter

     
    NASA's newest planetary mission, Juno, has launched from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida and is reported in good shape as it begins its five-year journey to Jupiter. Juno's goal is to study the solar system's largest planet and learn......
  • Weird Science: Hopkins physics lab celebrates 70 years

    Weird Science: Hopkins physics lab celebrates 70 years
    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,...
  • Rocket launch set for Tuesday at Wallops will be visible for most of Mid-Atlantic

    If skies are clear and all goes well Tuesday evening, observers throughout Maryland and much of the Mid-Atlantic region should be able to watch a big rocket launch from Virginia's Wallops Island. The Air Force will attempt to launch a battlefield imaging...
  • Tuesday rocket launch from Wallops postponed

    Weather postponed Tuesday's launch of the ORS-1 satellite attached to the Minotaur 1 rocket, according to NASA officials, leaving spectators in the Mid-Atlantic to wait for another day. The ORS-1 launch was scheduled between 8:28 p.m. and 11:28 p.m.,...
  • The Interview: Bentley on a maritime promise lost

    The Interview: Bentley on a maritime promise lost
    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...
  • SpaceX pushes back the final frontier

    SpaceX pushes back the final frontier
    If all goes as planned, sometime this morning a spacecraft will blast off from its launchpad in Cape Canaveral, Fla., and ride a fiery plume of contrails upward through the pre-dawn darkness to begin a two-week journey to the International Space Station...
  • SpaceX launches rocket to International Space Station

    SpaceX launches rocket to International Space Station
    Space Exploration Technologies is vying to be the first private company to send a spacecraft to the International Space Station, and its mission got off to a successful start with a launch this morning. A Dragon spacecraft launched from the company's...