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Maryland residents get second chance to view NASA’s rescheduled Antares rocket launch

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Maryland residents will get a second chance—on a clearer night—to view a rescheduled rocket launch. The ground support equipment problem that scrubbed Thursday night’s Antares rocket launch from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility just before liftoff has been resolved. The launch has been rescheduled for Friday night.  The 5-minute launch window opens at 9:16 p.m. ET. Northrop Grumman is coordinating …


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NASA’s Antares rocket launch may be visible along the East Coast on Thursday night

UPDATE: The rocket launch has been rescheduled for Friday night. Original story below… ——— NOTTINGHAM, MD—Nottingham-area residents could be able to sneak a peek at a rocket launch on Thursday night, if the skies cooperate. Observers up and down the East Coast could see the launch of a Cygnus spacecraft (that will be heading to the International Space Station) atop …


Eastern Tech’s annual Women in STEM night to be virtual, open to all BCPS high school students

ESSEX, MD—Eastern Technical High School’s annual Women in STEM gathering will be going virtual for 2020.  The event will also be open to all Baltimore County Public Schools high school students – female and male – interested in STEM-related careers. During the event, students will connect with science, technology, engineering, and math professionals and have opportunities to ask them questions …

Perseid meteor shower 2019: Nottingham-area viewing guide

NOTTINGHAM, MD – The Perseid meteor shower, one of the most-anticipated meteor showers of 2019, peaks on Monday night, but the nearly-full moon might put a damper on things this year. Spectators can expect to see just 10-15 Perseids per hour, or maybe slightly more on the peak, which occurs overnight tonight (August 12-13), according to NASA meteor expert Bill …

Governor Hogan issues statement on 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 mission

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan on Saturday issued the following statement with regard to the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 mission: “Fifty years ago, hundreds of millions of people worldwide watched as Americans set foot on the moon for the first time. It will always be one of humanity’s greatest achievements. For Marylanders and Americans, this day …

Retired astronaut to speak in Middle River on Monday

MIDDLE RIVER, MD – A veteran astronaut will be speaking in Middle River on Monday evening. Dr. Thomas Jones is will be tonight’s speaker at the Glenn L. Martin Aviation Museum’s Free Speaker Series program at 7 p.m. The event will be held in the Lockheed Martin auditorium located at 2323 Eastern Boulevard in Middle River (21220). Dr. Jones will …

Perseid Meteor Shower 2016 to grace Nottingham skies tonight

It’s one of the year’s best meteor showers, and it peaks tonight. In fact, the 2016 Perseid meteor shower promises to be one of the most active in recent memory, should skies remain clear. The Persids are the result of Earth passing through the trail of Comet Swift-Tuttle, sending debris streaking across the heavens. “It is typically the second richest …