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Gov. Bob McDonnell will speak this week at the Federal Aviation Administration’s annual Commercial Space Transportation Conference in Washington, D.C. The conference draws aerospace bigwigs from companies such as Boeing, Sierra Nevada Corp., and...
Tags: Government, Politics, Boeing Co., Bob McDonnell, Space Programs
(AP) -- Gov. Bob McDonnell is hoping nearly $37 million in additional funding in his proposed two-year state budget will help spur economic development and create jobs. McDonnell outlined several initiatives Wednesday in Virginia's biennial spending...
ReporterNASA has launched thousands of rockets from Wallops Island over the last 60 years. And the state is hoping to capitalize on commercial space opportunities with the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport there. Soon, state lawmakers will consider a tax break...
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...
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...
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......
Camp-style activities bring families together in nature. Here are five opportunities. 1. Surf Camp, Wrightsville Beach, N.C. Travel to the warm waters and sandy beaches of the Cape Fear coast for a five-day adventure. Family members 8 and older will surf...
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,......
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...
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 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
Maryland WeatherLaunch team at Wallops Island launch site was waiting for thunderstorm cells to clear the area, and with an hour left in the countdown, time ran out on their three-hour launch window. No word yet on when they will try......
Tags: Space Programs, Virginia, NASA, Science and Technology
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