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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...
A NASA rocket launch scheduled at Wallops Flight Facility on Thursday morning will provide a show as far away as the Maryland and Delaware beaches. The space agency is launching a research rocket with 17 experiments on board. The experiments were...
Eastern Shore readers -- and anyone with a computer -- can watch five rockets being launched 65 miles into the atmosphere Wednesday night into Thursday morning. NASA is planning to hold a launch between midnight and 1:30 a.m. at the Wallops Island...
After a one day delay due to the weather, and another brief delay Wednesday night, the ORS-1 satellite was launched into orbit from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at Virginia's Wallops Island. The Air Force launched the battlefield imaging satellite...
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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...
Maryland WeatherThe Sun's Jessica Anderson reported that the satellite launch went off Wednesday night just after 11 p.m. from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at Wallops Island, Virginia. A couple of people commented on the article as well as on this blog,......
Maryland WeatherThe rain has finally started in downtown Baltimore. There is a whopping 0.01 inch in the bucket at The Sun's weather station at Calvert and Centre streets at 12:40 p.m. Winds are averaging 7 mph, but our anemometer is pretty......
Maryland WeatherFROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:The Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport is preparing for another Minotaur rocket launch down on Wallops Island, Va., the fourth since 2006. The 70-foot rocket will carry an ORS-1 satellite for the Pentagon. It’s designed to...
Tags: Satellite Technology, NASA
Sun StaffGREENBELT -- It happened again. A NASA space shuttle lifted off from Cape Canaveral yesterday morning, and tears pooled in Bruce Schneck's eyes. "Every time we fly, I well up," confessed Schneck, 52, a Baltimore native and Honeywell Technology...
Maryland WeatherIf it seems like it's been raining all month, that's because it has. BWI has clocked more than two inches already since the first of the month. And there's more to come as winds across the continent remain largely west-to-east.......
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