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Antares/Cygnus Commercial Resupply Spacecraft Launches from NASA Wallops in Virginia

by Dr. Ken Kremer, AAAP and Universe Today NASA WALLOPS FLIGHT FACILITY, VA – A commercial Antares rocket carrying the private Cygnus cargo freighter thundered aloft from a beachside launch pad in Virginia on July 13, bound for the space … Continue reading

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Antares Commercial Rocket Blasts Off from Virginia Spaceport

by Dr. Ken Kremer, Universe Today, AAAP NASA WALLOPS ISLAND, VA – A private Antares rocket and Cygnus resupply ship thundered off a Virginia launch pad on January 9, 2014.  Cygnus successfully docked at the International Space Station two and … Continue reading

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NASA Successfully Launches Historic Pair of Missions to the Moon and Space Station from NASA Wallops in Virginia

by Dr. Ken Kremer In an unprecedented event in space history, NASA and Orbital Sciences Corporation successfully blasted a pair of historic and high stakes missions to the moon and the International Space Station from NASA’s Wallops Island center in … Continue reading

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Historic Lunar and Space Station Launches from NASA Wallops

by Dr. Ken Kremer Just a few hours south of Princeton, NASA plans a pair of historic launches from the Wallops Island center in Virginia on Sept. 6 & 17. Both launches are open to the public. A spectacular nighttime … Continue reading

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Spectacular Night Launch from NASA Wallops Studies Early Universe

by Dr. Ken Kremer The spectacular night time launch of a powerful Black Brant XII suborbital rocket from NASA’s launch range at the Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia’s Eastern Shore at 11:05 p.m. June 5 turned darkness into day as … Continue reading

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