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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The SpaceX Dragon supply ship returned to Earth on Thursday, ending its revolutionary nine-day voyage to the International Space Station with an old-fashioned splashdown in the Pacific. The unmanned capsule parachuted...
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...
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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...
Another week, another report on Virginia’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport. This one, courtesy of Herndon-based Center for Innovative Technology, draws similar conclusions as a report issued last month by Gov. Bob McDonnell’s office. Both...
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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...
Buried in a 71-page report released by Gov. Bob McDonnell’s office is a recommendation that could make or break Virginia’s goal to build the nation’s premier spaceport on Wallops Island. The report suggests that Orbital Sciences Corp....
As the space shuttle program heads into retirement, a question remains: How will NASA send astronauts into space? The answer: For the time being, it will rely on Russia. But the long-term answer may have roots at NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton....
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Gov. Bob McDonnell took a break Monday from back-to-back energy conferences in Richmond to visit the Eastern Shore. His destination: NASA Wallops Flight Facility. Interesting timing considering Virginia officials are feuding with Florida’s...
++++++++++++++++++++ || Already sparring over an aircraft carrier, Florida and Virginia have locked horns on another issue: human spaceflight. NASA announced in July that it would order an environmental review of Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia's...
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...
L.A. Times Tech BlogHawthorne-based rocket maker SpaceX announced it signed a major launch contract with a Thai communications company to lift a 7,000-pound satellite into orbit....
L.A. Times Tech BlogAn experimental, arrowhead-shaped aircraft that could potentially reach blistering speeds of 13,000 mph above the Pacific Ocean is set to blast off Wednesday from Vandenberg Air Force Base....
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