Wallops Island Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Blog: Good Times For Rain BarrelsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    ... the year, and that is 3.71" above average. Elizabeth City is up 0.22" for the month and 0.51" for the year. Wallops Island is up 1.41" for the month and 0.82" for the year. I did have one weather watcher (Donna in Blackwater) say that she still ...

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  2. Upgraded Antares Rolls Out to Virginia Launch Pad, High Stakes Engine Test LoomsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | Universe Today

    ... installed on the Orbital ATK Antares first stage core ready to support a full power hot fire test at the NASA Wallops Island launch pad in March 2016. Credit: Ken Kremer/kenkremer.com To prepare for the upcoming stage test, workers carefully ...

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  3. Orbital Targets July for 1st Flight of Redesigned Antares RocketRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | SPACE.com

    ... United Launch Alliance of Centennial, Colorado. Assuming a successful static-fire test in late May at the Wallops Island, Virginia, spaceport, Antares would launch the Orbital-built Cygnus supply vehicle to the international space station in July. A ...

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  4. Orbital, NASA Eyeing July Launch at WallopsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    There is no set date, but officials with Orbital ATK , the company that makes the Antares Rocket , is looking to return to flight from Wallops Island in July. It was October 2014 when an Antares Rocket exploded just moments after liftoff.

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  5. idoodlelearning Chooses Uk PR Agency JBPRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | PRWeb

    ... world. The annual competition includes a launch via sounding rocket from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Virginia, and a high altitude balloon launched from the NASA Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility at Fort Sumner, New Mexico. ...

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  6. Kane County honors top educatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | Daily Herald

    ... learning and real-world applications. She developed her love of environmental sciences by spending time in Wallops Island, Virginia, working alongside marine scientists in high school. "Integrating real world experiences with the curriculum makes ...

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  7. Two WWII-Era Bombs Found at Wallops IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    Construction workers building a runway at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Accomack County got quite the surprise Tuesday when they found two World War II-era bombs. According to Keith Koehler, a Wallops spokesperson, said the workers found the bombs sticking out of the ground when they were excavating.

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  8. Newport News high school students' experiment selected for NASA mission Read Story StaffRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    ... it was officially labeled, it will then be sent to NASA where it will fly on Sounding Rocket-3 from the NASA Wallops Island Flight Facility in June. After a short duration in orbit it will then return to Earth and crash land in the Atlantic Ocean. ...

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  9. Mayport could be new home to Navy's drones, 400 more sailorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... surveillance drones. In addition to Mayport, Key West Naval Air Station and the NASA Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Va., are being considered. The Virginian-Pilot said that the environmental assessments for the three proposed bases could be ...

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  10. Mayport could be new home to Navy's drones and 400 more sailorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... surveillance drones. In addition to Mayport, Naval Air Station Key West and the NASA Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Va., are being considered. U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson wrote to Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, arguing in favor of the Florida bases. ...

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  11. NASA Awards Sounding Rocket Operations ContractRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2016 | Aero-News Network

    ... year throughout the period of performance. The work will be performed at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Virginia; White Sands Missile Range in White Sands, New Mexico; remote launch sites, including the Poker Flat Research Range ...

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  12. Navy may base surveillance drones at Wallops IslandRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2016 | NBC29

    Media outlets report that business and government leaders gathered Tuesday in Chincoteague, as part of the Wallops Island Regional Alliance, to call upon the Navy to select the Wallops Flight Facility as the East Coast home base for the still-under-development MQ-4C Triton. The new drones are intended to accomplish several tasks, including reconnaissance missions over ocean and coastal regions, without putting humans at risk.

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  13. Navy May Base Surveillance Drones at Wallops IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    Media outlets report that business and government leaders gathered Tuesday in Chincoteague, as part of the Wallops Island Regional Alliance, to call upon the Navy to select the Wallops Flight Facility as the East Coast home base for the still-under-development MQ-4C Triton. The new drones are intended to accomplish several tasks, including reconnaissance missions over ocean and coastal regions, without putting humans at risk.

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  14. Orbital ATK gets $200M NASA contract for sounding rocket launchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    NASA has awarded Dulles-based Orbital ATK a nearly $200 million contract for science rocket launches from Wallops Island and other sites over the next year, and likely longer. The space agency announced last week that Orbital, which also launches International Space Station commercial resupply missions for NASA from Virginia's spaceport at Wallops, will handle the launches under its Sounding Rockets Program.

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  15. Third time is the nail-biter for a space blast-offRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | Post and Courier

    ... his classmates containing a science experiment they had hoped to test in space flight. From a nearby beach in Wallops Island, Virginia, Garvey, then a sophomore at Palmetto Scholars Academy in North Charleston, watched - horrified - as the explosion ...

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  16. Space station cargo launches by light of nearly full moonRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2016 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    ... Atlas rockets to keep the station supplies flowing in the wake of its October 2014 launch explosion at Wallops Island, Virginia. This is the second Cygnus assigned to an Atlas; the first flew from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in December. The ...

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  17. Gecko Grippers, 3-D Printer Ship to International Space StationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | News Max

    ... Atlas rockets to keep the station supplies flowing in the wake of its October 2014 launch explosion at Wallops Island, Virginia. This is the second Cygnus assigned to an Atlas; the first flew from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in December. The ...

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  18. The K7RA Solar UpdateRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2016 | QST

    ... 7 days. Planetary A index was lower by 3.8 points to 11.9, and average mid-latitude A index (measured in Wallops Island, Virginia) was down from 12 to 8.6. Lower geomagnetic indices are generally considered a good thing for HF propagation. Looking ...

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  19. Space station cargo launches by light of nearly full moon from Cape CanaveralRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    ... Atlas rockets to keep the station supplies flowing in the wake of its October 2014 launch explosion at Wallops Island, Virginia. This is the second Cygnus assigned to an Atlas; the first flew from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in December. The ...

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  20. Cargo supply mission launches to International Space StationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... Atlas rockets to keep the station supplies flowing in the wake of its October 2014 launch explosion at Wallops Island, Virginia. This is the second Cygnus assigned to an Atlas; the first flew from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in December. The ...

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