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.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
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.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
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.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
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.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
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.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
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.