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A privately owned rocket that is part of efforts to grow the commercial space industry will launch from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia on Wednesday evening, and it will be visible from Maryland. Orbital Sciences Corp., a Dulles, Va.-based...
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...
After spending more than three weeks docked with the International Space Station, SpaceX’s Dragon space capsule is ready to return to Earth and splash down Tuesday in the Pacific Ocean. NASA Television will provide coverage of Dragon's departure...
Tags: SpaceX, Pacific Ocean, NASA, Cape Canaveral, Science
Less than 250 miles west of Baja California, SpaceX's Dragon capsule successfully splashed down Tuesday after spending more than three weeks in outer space on a NASA mission. When the cone-shaped unmanned capsule hit the water at 9:34 a.m. PDT, it...
Tags: Port of Long Beach, SpaceX, NASA, Cape Canaveral, Science
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE -- A 19-story white rocket successfully lifted a NASA science satellite into orbit from Vandenberg Air Force Base, located northwest of Santa Barbara. The picture-perfect launch, which took place Monday at 10:02 a.m. PST,...
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...
SpaceX made history Wednesday when its Dragon spacecraft berthed with the International Space Station in what NASA touts as a key milestone in commercial spaceflight. But waiting in the wings at the NASA Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia's Eastern...
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,...
This week, the first stage of the biggest rocket ever to launch from the NASA Wallops Flight Facility on the Eastern Shore rolled out onto its new $145 million launchpad … .. and Virginia is one step closer to the sky-high ambitions of many in...
If all goes as planned, sometime this morning a spacecraft will blast off from its launchpad in Cape Canaveral, Fla., and ride a fiery plume of contrails upward through the pre-dawn darkness to begin a two-week journey to the International Space Station...
Space Exploration Technologies is vying to be the first private company to send a spacecraft to the International Space Station, and its mission got off to a successful start with a launch this morning. A Dragon spacecraft launched from the company's...
The Associated PressThe private company SpaceX made history Friday with the docking of its Dragon capsule to the International Space Station, the most impressive feat yet in turning routine spaceflight over to the commercial sector. It marked the first time a business...
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