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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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.