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Wallops Island, Virginia is located in Accomack County. Zip codes in Wallops Island, VA include 23337.

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Friday Jul 25 | How Now, Brownpau?

Chincoteague and Orb-2

Been a year since our last trip to Chincoteague , so we drove to the shore over the weekend to bask on the sand, kayak around a bit, eat some oysters, and see the Orb-2 rocket launch from Wallops.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Centauri Dreams

Neil Armstrong: 'A Little Bit of Bedlam'

As we approach the 45th anniversary of the first landing on the Moon, journalist and author Neil McAleer has been looking back at an interview he conducted with Neil Armstrong on March 16, 1989.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Limerick Today

Blast-off: St Nessan's science project heads for space

WHILE most young men of their age were watching Limerick play a Munster Final on Sunday, four students at St Nessan's Community College were tuning in to NASA Live to watch their science experiment blast off for the International Space Station.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

SPACE.com

Space History Photo: Little Joe 5B High-Q-Abort Test

In this historical photo from the U.S. space agency, "Little Joe" 5B launched a Mercury spacecraft in a high-Q-abort test.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Examiner.com

Orbital, SpaceX execute successful space launches

Two commercial space companies, Orbital Science Corp. and SpaceX , managed to launch payloads that had been delayed numerous times on Sunday and Monday respectively.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Connecticut Post

Space station shipment launched from Virginia

JULY 12: In this NASA handout, the full Moon rises in the sky to the right of the Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket, with the Cygnus spacecraft onboard on July 12, 2014, at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, Virginia.

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Space.com

Private US Cargo Ship Blasts Off on Space Station Delivery

A private spaceship packed with astronaut food, science experiments and a fleet of tiny satellites soared into orbit from Virginia's Eastern Shore today on an orbital delivery mission to the International Space Station for NASA.

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Reuters

U.S. cargo ship blasts off with supplies for space station

The 133-foot-tall rocket lifted off at 12:52 p.m. EDT/1652 GMT from a commercially operated launch pad at NASA's Wallops Island Flight Facility on the Virginia coast.

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PennLive.com

NASA rocket launch today may be visible from midstate: how to watch live

After a string of delays caused by weather, flight conflicts and an engine test failure, the Orbital Sciences Antares rocket has been cleared to launch the third Cygnus cargo freighter to the International Space Station with 1.7 tons of cargo and supplies at 12:52 today.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Washington Post

Orb-2 rocket scheduled for launch on Sunday

After numerous delays, the International Space Station -bound Orb-2 mission is slated to launch early Sunday afternoon from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Va.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Rocket Launches Ends Prematurely From Wallops

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va.- A spokesperson from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility says the flight of a Terrier-Improved Malemute sounding rocket ended prematurely Wednesday morning.

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