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Talk about roaming charges. NASA has launched three smartphones into orbit as part of a low-budget, experimental satellite program that uses off-the-shelf components. The three Google-HTC Nexus One smartphones are circling Earth at an altitude of...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterStuart Witt, a former test pilot who runs the airport in this weathered desert town, was working at his desk when he heard the explosion. "I turned and looked out the window," said Witt, 54. "There was a trace of dust in the air over by the east-side...
Smartphone cameras are fine for snapping photos of your BFF, but NASA has officially taken that technology to new heights. The space agency has successfully tested smartphones as low-cost satellites, thanks to the recent launch of the Antares rocket from...
Orbital Sciences Corp. will delay the summer demonstration flight of its Cygnus cargo ship due to technical and scheduling factors, a spokesman said Tuesday. The ship, designed to ferry supplies to the International Space Station, had been scheduled...
ReporterA successful launch from a NASA spaceport in eastern Virginia is a pivotal moment for Virginia and the commercial space industry. The unmanned rocket blasted off from Wallops Island Sunday afternoon. With the test flight, Orbital Sciences Corporation...
EASTERN SHORE — The Great Machipongo Clam Shack has been a kitschy fixture along U.S. 13 on the sleepy, rural Eastern Shore for decades. Its fresh seafood and live music lure the locals and snag passing motorists as they head north toward...
Time is ticking and while some of you already have Spring fever, Mother Nature is still biting at the bit for some last-minute winter weather. We might just get another chance during the first full week of March. SNOW SO FAR The past three years...
NASA is launching a rocket from Wallops Island, Va., Tuesday to test technology for future missions, and it could be visible in the early evening sky. Scientists will fire a payload 80 miles above the Earth and, at two different points, release two...
William “Bill” Bryan Bundick of Clear Spring, Md., passed away Dec. 28, 2012, at the age of 79, in Winchester, Va. Bill was preceded in death by his grandparents, Oscar and Lillie Barnes; his mother, Theodosia Barnes Truitt; his father,...
CNNThe SpaceX Dragon has splashed down in the Pacific Ocean after a three-week flight to the International Space Station, completing the first commercial cargo mission to Earth's orbit, NASA announced Sunday. The unmanned capsule came down about 250 miles...
CNNThe SpaceXrocket, the first commercial flight to the International Space Station, lifted off Sunday night carrying an unmanned cargo capsule. The Falcon 9 rocket with its Dragon capsule launched on schedule at 8:35 p.m. ET from Cape Canaveral, Florida,...
The third time was the charm for the RockSat-X launch at Wallop's Island this morning. Several science experiments designed by Virginia Tech students were on board today's flight, including a sensor to study the earth's upper atmosphere. The rocket...
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