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    Virginia to Look at Spaceport Deal After Rocket Explosion

    Wednesday, November 19 2014 12:48 PM EST2014-11-19 17:48:08 GMT
    Wednesday, November 19 2014 1:07 PM EST2014-11-19 18:07:12 GMT
    Virginia officials plan to re-examine a spaceport deal with Orbital Sciences Corp. following a rocket explosion that damaged a state-owned launch pad.More
    Virginia officials plan to re-examine a spaceport deal with Orbital Sciences Corp. following a rocket explosion that damaged a state-owned launch pad.More
  • Engine in Failed Rocket Launch Likely to be Pulled

    Engine in Failed Rocket Launch Likely to be Pulled

    Wednesday, November 5 2014 9:12 AM EST2014-11-05 14:12:42 GMT
    Wednesday, November 5 2014 10:15 AM EST2014-11-05 15:15:52 GMT
    Orbital Sciences says it will likely stop using the type of engines that were employed when its unmanned Antares commercial supply rocket bound for the International Space Station exploded moments after liftoff last week at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on the Eastern Shore of Virginia.More
    Orbital Sciences says it will likely stop using the type of engines that were employed when its unmanned Antares commercial supply rocket bound for the International Space Station exploded moments after liftoff last week at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on the Eastern Shore of Virginia.More
  • Latest on Antares Rocket Explosion Investigation

    Latest on Antares Rocket Explosion Investigation

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 7:46 PM EDT2014-10-29 23:46:00 GMT
    Thursday, October 30 2014 7:36 AM EDT2014-10-30 11:36:02 GMT
    Orbital Science's CEO David Thompson told investors in a Wednesday afternoon conference call that early investigations show the launch pad on Wallops Island appears to have been spared from any major damage.More
    Orbital Science's CEO David Thompson told investors in a Wednesday afternoon conference call that early investigations show the launch pad on Wallops Island appears to have been spared from any major damage.More
  • Viewers Capture Antares Launch Explosion

    Viewers Capture Antares Launch Explosion

    Thursday, October 30 2014 7:32 AM EDT2014-10-30 11:32:26 GMT
    Thursday, October 30 2014 8:53 AM EDT2014-10-30 12:53:18 GMT
    When the Antares rocket exploded just 6 seconds after launch Tuesday evening, many news organizations were on the scene ready to capture every breathtaking moment of the aftermath. News cameras weren't the only ones rolling, however. Many people watching across Delmarva had their cellphones or their cameras pointed toward the NASA Wallops Island Flight facility, hoping to capture those moments.More
    When the Antares rocket exploded just 6 seconds after launch Tuesday evening, many news organizations were on the scene ready to capture every breathtaking moment of the aftermath. News cameras weren't the only ones rolling, however. Many people watching across Delmarva had their cellphones or their cameras pointed toward the NASA Wallops Island Flight facility, hoping to capture those moments.More
  • Learning More about the Private-Company behind the Antares Rocket Launch

    Learning More about the Private-Company behind the Antares Rocket Launch

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 6:52 PM EDT2014-10-29 22:52:24 GMT
    Thursday, October 30 2014 8:50 AM EDT2014-10-30 12:50:37 GMT
    The company behind Tuesday's Antares rocket launch is one of the world's leading space technology companies, and NASA has been a loyal customer.Orbital Sciences Corporation develops and manufactures small and medium-class rockets and space systems for commercial, military and civil government customers.More
    The company behind Tuesday's Antares rocket launch is one of the world's leading space technology companies, and NASA has been a loyal customer.Orbital Sciences Corporation develops and manufactures small and medium-class rockets and space systems for commercial, military and civil government customers.More
  • Some Damage Discovered After Antares Rocket Explosion

    Some Damage Discovered After Antares Rocket Explosion

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 7:08 PM EDT2014-10-29 23:08:08 GMT
    Thursday, October 30 2014 12:11 AM EDT2014-10-30 04:11:37 GMT
    One day after the Antares Rocket explosion homes and businesses near the launch site are damaged.More
    One day after the Antares Rocket explosion homes and businesses near the launch site are damaged.More
  • Student Science Projects Lost in Explosion

    Student Science Projects Lost in Explosion

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 10:17 PM EDT2014-10-30 02:17:48 GMT
    Wednesday, October 29 2014 10:34 PM EDT2014-10-30 02:34:46 GMT
    Eighteen groups of students have lost science projects that were onboard an unmanned rocket that exploded in Virginia after taking off for the International Space Station.More
    Eighteen groups of students have lost science projects that were onboard an unmanned rocket that exploded in Virginia after taking off for the International Space Station.More
  • Wallops Flight Facility Releases Initial Damage Assessment After Rocket Explosion

    Wallops Flight Facility Releases Initial Damage Assessment After Rocket Explosion

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 9:29 PM EDT2014-10-30 01:29:29 GMT
    Wednesday, October 29 2014 9:29 PM EDT2014-10-30 01:29:30 GMT
    The Wallops Incident Response Team has wrapped up its initial assessment of Wallops Island following Tuesday's Antares rocket explosion shortly after liftoff at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility.More
    The Wallops Incident Response Team has wrapped up its initial assessment of Wallops Island following Tuesday's Antares rocket explosion shortly after liftoff at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility.More
  • Russians Deliver Space Station Cargo After Rocket Explosion

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 9:35 AM EDT2014-10-29 13:35:26 GMT
    Wednesday, October 29 2014 3:41 PM EDT2014-10-29 19:41:26 GMT
    WBOC Chopper 16 video still of the Antares rocket explosion, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014.WBOC Chopper 16 video still of the Antares rocket explosion, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014.
    The company behind the dramatic launch explosion of a space station supply mission promises to find the cause of the failure and is warning residents to avoid any potentially hazardous wreckage.More
    The company behind the dramatic launch explosion of a space station supply mission promises to find the cause of the failure and is warning residents to avoid any potentially hazardous wreckage.More
  • Chopper 16 Footage of Antares Rocket Explosion

    Chopper 16 Footage of Antares Rocket Explosion

    WBOC Chopper 16 was on the scene of Tuesday night's explosion of the Antares rocket at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility.More
    WBOC Chopper 16 was on the scene of Tuesday night's explosion of the Antares rocket at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility.
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  • Extended Coverage of the Wallops Island Rocket Explosion

    Extended Coverage of the Wallops Island Rocket Explosion

    From the WBOC News at 11, a look at the Antares rocket explosion that occurred Tuesday evening, Oct. 28, 2014 at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. There were no reported injuries.

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    From the WBOC News at 11, a look at the Antares rocket explosion that occurred Tuesday evening, Oct. 28, 2014 at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. There were no reported injuries.More
  • NASA Statement on Explosion

    NASA Statement on Explosion

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 10:51 PM EDT2014-10-29 02:51:17 GMT
    Tuesday, October 28 2014 10:53 PM EDT2014-10-29 02:53:31 GMT
    No injuries were reported following the first catastrophic launch in NASA's commercial spaceflight effort.More
    No injuries were reported following the first catastrophic launch in NASA's commercial spaceflight effort.More
  • Watch: Antares Rocket Explodes Shortly After Liftoff

    Watch: Antares Rocket Explodes Shortly After Liftoff

    Live footage of the Antares rocket explosion that occurred Tuesday evening, Oct. 28, 2014 at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. There were no reported injuries.More
    Live footage of the Antares rocket explosion that occurred Tuesday evening, Oct. 28, 2014 at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. There were no reported injuries.More
  • Rocket Explodes Seconds After Liftoff

    Rocket Explodes Seconds After Liftoff

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 6:41 PM EDT2014-10-28 22:41:43 GMT
    Oct 29, 2014 08:18 AM2015-01-29 16:09:16 GMT
    An Antares rocket scheduled to launch at 6:22 p.m. Tuesday from the Wallops Island Flight Facility on  Virginia's Eastern Shore exploded shortly after liftoff. The unmanned commercial supply ship was bound for the International Space Station.NASA said Orbital Sciences is currently evaluating the status of its mission.More
    An Antares rocket scheduled to launch at 6:22 p.m. Tuesday from the Wallops Island Flight Facility on  Virginia's Eastern Shore exploded shortly after liftoff. The unmanned commercial supply ship was bound for the International Space Station.NASA said Orbital Sciences is currently evaluating the status of its mission.More
  • New Date Set for Wallops Island Orb-3 Mission Launch

    New Date Set for Wallops Island Orb-3 Mission Launch

    Wednesday, October 22 2014 8:51 PM EDT2014-10-23 00:51:06 GMT
    Wednesday, October 22 2014 8:51 PM EDT2014-10-23 00:51:07 GMT
    A date is now set for the next cargo delivery mission to the International Space Station from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility.More
    A date is now set for the next cargo delivery mission to the International Space Station from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility.
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  • Hurricane Gonzalo Could Impact Wallops Launch

    Hurricane Gonzalo Could Impact Wallops Launch

    Thursday, October 16 2014 1:09 AM EDT2014-10-16 05:09:24 GMT
    Thursday, October 16 2014 1:09 AM EDT2014-10-16 05:09:25 GMT
    Tracking teams from the NASA-Wallops Island Flight Facility are keeping a close eye on Hurricane Gonzalo, as it could impact a launch scheduled for later this month.More
    Tracking teams from the NASA-Wallops Island Flight Facility are keeping a close eye on Hurricane Gonzalo, as it could impact a launch scheduled for later this month.More
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    Woman Injured After Fall From Delaware Amusement Park Ride

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    Six Arrested After Ocean City Robbery

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    A verbal altercation between two groups led to a strong arm robbery and six people being arrested on Monday, according to the town of Ocean City.More
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    Rehoboth Man Arrested for 5th DUI

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 2:02 PM EDT2017-07-26 18:02:02 GMT
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    Delaware State Police say they arrested a Rehoboth Beach man for his 5th DUI offense after he crashed his moped while his son was sitting on his lap.More
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  • Thousands Turn Out for 92nd Annual Chincoteague Pony Swim

    Thousands Turn Out for 92nd Annual Chincoteague Pony Swim

    Thousands of visitors turned out to watch dozens of ponies make their 92nd annual swim from Assateague Island to Chincoteague on Wednesday morning. 

    The famed Saltwater Cowboys rounded up approximately 150 ponies living on Assateague for the swim, which got underway at around 7 a.m. 

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    Thousands of visitors turned out to watch dozens of ponies make their 92nd annual swim from Assateague Island to Chincoteague on Wednesday morning. 

    The famed Saltwater Cowboys rounded up approximately 150 ponies living on Assateague for the swim, which got underway at around 7 a.m. 

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  • Close-up View of the 2017 Chincoteague Pony Swim

    Close-up View of the 2017 Chincoteague Pony Swim

    WBOC's Lauren Hitch had a close-up view of this morning's 92nd annual Chincoteague Pony Swim. In fact, she was close she could have reached out and touched one from the small boat she was aboard! In less than 5 minutes time, about 150 ponies successfully made the swim from Assateague to Chincoteague. 

    WBOC's Lauren Hitch had a close-up view of this morning's 92nd annual Chincoteague Pony Swim. In fact, she was close she could have reached out and touched one from the small boat she was aboard! In less than 5 minutes time, about 150 ponies successfully made the swim from Assateague to Chincoteague. 

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  • Three More Suspects Arrested in Bank of Delmarva Holdup

    Three More Suspects Arrested in Bank of Delmarva Holdup

    Detectives with the Salisbury Police Department have arrested three more suspects in connection with the Dec. 9 armed robbery of the Bank of Delmarva branch on Eastern Shore Drive. 

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    Detectives with the Salisbury Police Department have arrested three more suspects in connection with the Dec. 9 armed robbery of the Bank of Delmarva branch on Eastern Shore Drive. 

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