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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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2009-05-20 09:07:09

NASA's PharmaSat nanosatellite successfully launched at 7:55 pm EDT Tuesday from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility and the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport located at Wallops Island, Va PharmaSat rode to orbit aboard a four-stage Air Force Minotaur 1 rocket.

2008-09-22 15:00:09

-- Rocket Assembly, Ground Operations Procedures and Range Safety Requirements Planned, Rehearsed and Reviewed by Orbital and U.S.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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