| Dec 12, 2013
You might have overlooked it amid the holiday distractions and other news events, but a twilight rocket launch from Cape Canaveral last week was a beacon of hope for a U.S. industry and Florida's economy.
California-based SpaceX, in what CEO Elon Musk...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 4:27 AM
Old Dominion University President John R. Broderick was elected chairman by the Virginia Space Grant Consortium board of directors.
He succeeds Virginia Tech President Charles Steger and is the consortium's fifth board chairman, according to an ODU news...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 9:31 AM
The Antares rocket is set to launch Wednesday evening, Dec. 18, from Wallops Island to boost a Cygnus cargo craft to the International Space Station — the first official resupply mission from Virginia’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport.
| Dec 10, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Waiting on Wallops launch
The Antares rocket is set to launch Dec. 18 from Wallops Island to boost a Cygnus cargo craft to the International Space Station — the first official resupply mission from Virginia's Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport. The...
| Nov 29, 2013
When Superstorm Sandy swept past Virginia just over a year ago, tropical storm-force winds scoured the beach at Wallops Island and threatened NASA's $1 billion investment in its flight facility there.
The powerful storm struck on Oct. 29, 2012, just a...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 5:20 AM
PHILADELPHIA Pennsylvania State University is racing to be the first college on the moon.
Since 2011, a team of faculty, researchers, and students has been hatching "Lunar Lion," a robotic spacecraft that is four feet in diameter and weighs 500 pounds....
| Nov 28, 2013
| 4:42 PM
* Rocket carries communications satellite owned by SES
* Seventh flight of company's Falcon 9 booster
* SpaceX has backlog of nearly 50 launches, worth $4
By Irene and Klotz
Nov 28 (Reuters) - The launch of an unmanned Space
| Dec 7, 2013
| 8:33 PM
NASA's extraterrestrial smartphone has phoned home.
The 4-inch-square satellite, PhoneSat 2.4, which uses an off-the-shelf Samsung Nexus S phone running Google's Android operating system, transmitted data back to its Santa Clara University ground...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Getting kids interested in science and technology is one area the Illinois State Board of Education is hoping to improve upon in the next few years when it unveils what's expected to be rigorous new science standards with a particular focus on its...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 9:52 AM
Free Hot Fudge cake at Shoney’s restaurant today. No purchase necessary. One serving per guest.
FLOREX -THE FLORIDA STATE STAMP SHOW: featuring stamp collecting dearlers and exhibits: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. today, 10 a....
| Dec 5, 2013
Few real estate deals have had more impact on the history of Hampton and the north shore of Hampton Roads than the sale of 1,659 acres of Back River farmland that unfolded during the last weeks of 1916.
Engineered by a small group of local businessmen,...