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2010-09-01 12:30:00

Thousands of Jobs and Hundreds of Millions of Dollars in Tourism Dollars Seen As At Risk; Unchecked Climate Change Would Mean Major Changes for Jamestown, Chincoteague and Shenandoah RICHMOND, Va. and WASHINGTON, Sept.

2010-08-09 16:50:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has selected the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers (USACE) in Norfolk, Va., for the Launch Facilities Protection Project at the agency's Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Va. The total contract value is not to exceed $49.5 million.

2010-08-04 06:32:00

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The launch of a NASA Black Brant X sounding rocket was successfully launched at 5:15 a.m. today from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

2010-07-29 07:32:52

NASA selected Orbital Sciences Corp's, Technical Services Division in Greenbelt, Md, for the agency's Sounding Rockets Operations contract.

2010-07-27 08:19:00

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va., July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, Va., has been awarded the highest environmental recognition within the Commonwealth of Virginia for programs protecting the area's natural resources. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) Wallops is only the second federal facility in the Commonwealth of Virginia to receive this Extraordinary...

2010-06-29 15:28:00

WASHINGTON, June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has selected AECOM, Washington, DC along with HDR Architecture, Alexandria, VA and SmithGroup, Inc, Washington, DC in response to synopsis 4299303398P2 for Architect and Engineer services posted March 26, 2010.

2010-06-23 06:36:25

NASA has selected LJT & Associates Inc in Columbia, Md, for the Range Operations Contract at the agency's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

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2010-06-13 06:45:00

University students and professors from across the country and Puerto Rico will converge on NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia this month to learn how to build small experiments that can be launched on sounding rockets.

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2010-02-25 07:11:14

US university faculty and students are invited to a weeklong workshop to learn how to build and launch a scientific experiment into space.

2010-02-23 08:19:05

NASA has increased the support contract to the Virginia Space Flight Authority/Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, Va., to provide launch services for expendable launch vehicles.


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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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