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

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Sunday Apr 20 | The Age

NASA robotic spacecraft ends mission with crash into the moon

Florida: A robotic US spacecraft ended a pioneering mission to map dust and gases around the moon with a planned, kamikaze crash into the lunar surface early on Friday, NASA officials said.


Sunday Apr 20 | The Daily Times

Sahler's serigraph celebrates Assateague Lighthouse

The Assateague Lighthouse is featured in a new silkscreen print by Erick Sahler Serigraphs of Salisbury, Md.


Sat Apr 19, 2014


The orbiting revolution

Only powerful nations used to go into space, now it's becoming a place for do-it-yourselfers, explains writer ZACH ROSENBERG Last November, a rocket built from a decommissioned U.S. intercontinental ballistic missile lifted off from Wallops Island, Va., carrying not nuclear warheads headed for the Soviet Union but rather 29 small satellites bound ... (more)


Fri Apr 18, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

NASA's Moon-Orbiting Robot Crashes Down as Planned

CAPE CANAVERAL , Fla. - NASA's robotic moon explorer, LADEE, is no more. Flight controllers confirmed Friday that the orbiting spacecraft crashed into the back side of the moon as planned, just three days after surviving a full lunar eclipse, something it was never designed to do.


Tue Apr 15, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Transforming Wallops Island into a Tourist Destination

MELFA ,Va.- Wallops Island may be known for its rocket launches now, but if Governor Terry McAuliffe has his way people will want to visit for several other reasons.


Sat Apr 05, 2014

The Washington Post

Spacecraft launched from Va. soon to crash into moon

The science spacecraft launched from Virginia's coast last year has been orbiting the moon for months and is about to conclude its mission with a crash into the lunar surface, authorities said.


Fri Apr 04, 2014


When Will LADEE Impact The Lunar Surface?

NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer spacecraft is gradually lowering its orbital altitude over the moon.


Sat Mar 29, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

Va. Aquarium's stranding team helps marine animals

The mystery began with a telephone call on an otherwise normal Wednesday to the Mid-Atlantic Marine Conservation Center , a plain building on a dead-end street near the Virginia Beach oceanfront.


Tue Mar 25, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Blog: Snow for some, rain for others

Wellwe are seeing a true wintry mix out there this evening. We saw rain for the majority of the afternoon and then reports of a rain/snow mix started coming in around 3-4 PM.



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