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NASA plans Thursday rocket launch from Va facility

A rocket carrying students' experiments is scheduled to be launched Thursday from the Wallops Island Flight Facility in Virginia.

Tuesday - 06/18/2013, 10:16am EDT

Tags: Wallops Island Flight Facility, NASA, RockOn, RockSat-C

Va. launch provides good data on galaxy creation

Researchers are studying data on galaxy creation collected by an experiment launched from Virginia's Wallops Island Flight Facility.

Thursday - 06/06/2013, 10:07am EDT

Tags: Wallops Island, NASA

Massive asteroid set for flyby of Earth

On Friday, the 1.7-mile-wide space rock 1998 QE2 will harmlessly fly by Earth at a distance of 3.6 million miles at 4:59 p.m. EDT.

Friday - 05/31/2013, 01:03pm EDT

Tags: The Space Place, NASA, asteroid, Greg Redfern


Private spaceship tests underway in Va, Calif

A Colorado company developing a spaceship to take astronauts to the International Space Station is having its spacecraft undergo a series of landing-focused tests at NASA facilities in Virginia and California.

Thursday - 05/16/2013, 04:33pm EDT

Tags: Langley Research Center, international space station, Hampton, Va., NASA, space flight

East Coast test rocket launch scrubbed

Friday - 04/19/2013, 11:20am EDT

Tags: NASA, Wallops Island

NASA gives OK for rocket test launch to proceed

NASA has given the OK for a private company to proceed with a test launch of a rocket that will eventually help carry cargo to the International Space Station.

Tuesday - 04/16/2013, 06:40pm EDT

Tags: Wallops Island, NASA, international space station

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