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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 …


Northern Lights may be visible in Maryland this weekend

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Attention, space weather enthusiasts. Forecasters say that, this weekend, some Marylanders may be able to see the Aurora Borealis – at this time of year, in this part of the country. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Space Weather Prediction Center says that a large portion of the United States is included in this weekend’s aurora watch. The best …

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 …