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  • 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...
  • SpaceX rocket carries Maryland science project into space

    SpaceX rocket carries Maryland science project into space
    As the space capsule called Dragon hurtled toward the International Space Station at about 17,500 miles per hour on Friday, no space enthusiast was more enthralled than Paul Warren, a self-described "nerd" who attends Henry E. Lackey High School in...
  • Fingers crossed for Mars launch at Goddard

    Florence Tan says she'll have fingers and toes crossed when NASA's latest Mars mission blasts off as early as Saturday morning from Cape Canaveral in Florida. The 47-year-old electrical engineer from Montgomery County oversaw all the wiring of an...
  • Letters: Overcrowded schools, tennis stadium and space program

    Students could be moved to underused schools out west A careful reading of the Howard County Times provides solutions for the over crowding of public schools and the proposed tax payer funded Tennis Stadium. The new Elementary school, the public park...
  • Dr. Joseph Vincent Brady, behavioral neuroscientist, dies

    Dr. Joseph Vincent Brady, behavioral neuroscientist, dies
    Joseph Vincent Brady, a nationally and internationally known behavioral neuroscientist, behavioral pharmacologist and space researcher who established the department of behavioral sciences at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, died Friday of...
  • Plenty of cultural activities are just a stone's throw away in West Friendship

    It never ceases to amaze me how folks in the West Friendship area have access to so many cultural activities within just minutes of home. As much as our area prides itself in its original rural and agricultural roots, in recent years, this area has been...
  • Hopkins launches new space science minor for undergraduates

    Hopkins launches new space science minor for undergraduates
    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...
  • Atlantic offshore oil & gas exploration gets hearing

    The Obama administration's move to open the mid- and South Atlantic coasts to offshore oil and gas exploration is scheduled to get a public airing in Annapolis on Wednesday. The Annapolis session is one of a series being held from Florida to New Jersey...
  • Land of Pleasant Living

     
    Now why do you suppose anyone moves from Maryland to Florida? Or vacations there in hurricane season? Here: Dry, sunny skies, with highs near 80 degrees. Yesterday's high at BWI was just 81 degrees. (We held at 79 here at......
  • Storms again threaten Minotaur launch

     
    More showers and thunderstorms are forecast for the Eastern Shore Friday and Saturday nights, which will be the last opportunities for what could be weeks for the launch of a 69-foot Minotaur rocket from the NASA Wallops Flight Facility.The launch,......
  • Rocket launch from Virginia scrubs a third time

     
    This time the countdown got to within 2 minutes and 15 seconds of liftoff, but a low-voltage reading from somewhere inside the Minotaur 1 rocket or its payload last night aborted the count at about 10:43 p.m. It was the......
  • Clouds back, but only for a day

     
    It's a good thing they're not trying to launch the Hubble repair mission today from Baltimore. We're looking at cloudy skies for the day, with a 40 percent chance for rain along the way. And there's more of the same expected......