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2011-05-26 10:37:00

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new microsatellite designed to give scientists less expensive access to space will be demonstrated during a NASA Terrier-Improved Orion suborbital sounding rocket flight between 7 and 10 a.m., June 9, from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The backup launch day is June 10. The Small Rocket/Spacecraft Technology (SMART) platform, created by engineers at the...

2011-04-26 11:54:00

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute are hosting public meetings to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) for the NASA Sounding Rockets Program operations at the University's Poker Flat Research Range near Fairbanks.

2011-04-26 09:45:00

Students and educators nationwide will have the opportunity to interact with NASA engineers and scientists through two newly developed NASA flight initiatives.

2011-03-30 10:34:00

ACCOMACK, Va., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- CEO/Founder Steve Walton today announced the final certification and entry into service of Virginia's first A340 completion.

2011-03-10 15:16:02

NASA will unveil its new rocket integration facility at the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10 am EDT on March 22.

2011-01-27 09:00:00

HAMPTON, Va., Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At a time when many mature industries are declining nationwide, Virginia's aerospace research and technology industry has four times the concentration of high-paying jobs as the national average, a significant competitive advantage for the Commonwealth.

2011-01-20 11:20:00

NASA postponed the Jan 21 unveiling of the new rocket integration facility at the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia due to expected inclement weather.

2011-01-05 16:00:00

selected four companies to perform a variety of construction services at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md, and Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Va.

2010-12-07 14:54:04

The Taurus II stage one core structure arrived safely at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility on Friday, December 3.

2010-12-03 09:40:46

The annual NASA Student Launch Projects rocketry challenge promises to send aloft more rockets than ever before in its 11-year history.

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Chincoteague Pony
2014-04-12 09:49:41

The Chincoteague Pony was developed on the Assateague Island of Virginia and Maryland, United States. Another name used for this pony is the Assateague horse, but due to its smaller size it is considered a pony. In 1947 a children’s book series written by Marguerite Henry, “Misty of Chincoteague”, made the breed famous. Over the years the breed has been introduced to other horse breeds and developed a variety of different characteristics. They live in poor conditions on the...

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