The Wallops and Assateague Islands Report http://delmarvapublicradio.net en WIR 04/25/2014 http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/wir-04252014 <p></p><p>More from the Robotics Team from Parkside High.</p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 18:46:43 +0000 Chris Ranck 53191 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net WIR 04/18/2014 http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/wir-04182014 <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Robin chats with the&nbsp; students of Parkside High's Robotics Team 3389.</p><p>This is also the final day of our spring membership drive. Call 410-543-6895 or click the red "Support this station" button at the top of this page to help. Thanks!</p><p></p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:22:56 +0000 Chris Ranck 52764 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net WIR 04/18/2014 WIR 03/28/2014 http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/wir-03282014 <p></p><p>Checking in with Dave and Jenny Miles</p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 23:09:49 +0000 Chris Ranck 51577 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net WIR 03142014 http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/wir-03142014 <p></p><p></p><p>Meet Dave and Jenny Miles, mentors for Parkside High School's Robotics Team 3389.</p><p></p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Chris Ranck 50679 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net WIR 03142014 WIR 03-07-2014 http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/wir-03-07-2014 <p></p><p></p><p>Amy Davis, Program Manager of NASA's Robotic Alliance Project at Wallops</p><p>NASA ROBOTICS</p><p>Wallops Flight Facility Education Office</p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 17:10:14 +0000 Chris Ranck 50418 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net WIR 03-07-2014 WIR 01-24-2014 http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/wir-01-24-2014 <p></p><p>Jeremy Eggers, <span class="st">NASA Wallops Chief of Public Affairs.</span></p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 16:02:10 +0000 Chris Ranck 48158 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net WIR 10-11-2013 http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/wir-10-11-2013 <p>Amber Parker with the <a href="http://www.cbfieldstation.org/#">Chincotegue Bay Field Station</a>, formally known as the <a href="http://msconsortium.org/"><font color="#0c4ca2">Marine Science Consortium</font></a></p> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 12:59:00 +0000 Chris Ranck 42627 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net WIR 10-02-2013 http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/wir-10-02-2013 <p>Michael Whalen, with Orbital Sciences, lets us know what&#39;s next for the Antares rocket.</p> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 16:35:27 +0000 Chris Ranck 42625 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net WIR 09-20-2013 http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/wir-09-20-2013 <p>Keith Koehler, NASA Public Affairs Specialist, gives an update on the Cygnus spacecraft.</p> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 16:30:09 +0000 Chris Ranck 42624 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net The Wallops and Assateague Islands Report # 19 http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/wallops-and-assateague-islands-report-19 <p></p><p></p><p>Keith Koehler, NASA Public Affairs Specialist, calls in again this week to update us on the September 6th Wallops rocket launch and to give us some insight into the <a href="http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/ladee/main/index.html#.Uhy5BX9v0jM">Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer</a>, or LADEE.</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RpzLo5y3s9E&amp;feature=share&amp;list=UUggQcRNVNRaH3uEb4nqf0zg</p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 14:39:51 +0000 Chris Ranck 40113 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net The Wallops and Assateague Islands Report # 19 The Wallops and Assateague Islands Report #17 http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/wallops-and-assateague-islands-report-17-0 <P>This week, Robin gets an update on the upcoming Antares rocket launch from Keith Koehler, NASA Public&nbsp;Affairs &nbsp;Specialist. We also meet Miranda and Victoria, two <A href="http://www.salisbury.edu/">Salisbury University </A>students who are interns with NASA.</P> Tue, 30 Jul 2013 13:30:00 +0000 Chris Ranck 38505 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net The Wallops and Assateague Islands Report #17 88th Pony Penning in Chincoteague http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/88th-pony-penning-chincoteague <p>CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. (AP) - Tens of thousands of visitors descended Chincoteague where dozens of ponies made their annual swim from Assateague Island to Chincoteague.</p><p>It’s the 88th edition of the spectacle celebrated by Marguerite Henry's 1947 novel "Misty of Chincoteague".</p><p>The so-called Saltwater Cowboys have rounded up approximately 150 ponies that live on Assateague for the swim. After the swim, the ponies are rested before they're paraded down Main Street.</p> Wed, 24 Jul 2013 16:32:42 +0000 Don Rush 38245 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net 88th Pony Penning in Chincoteague The Wallops and Assateague Islands Report #16 http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/wallops-and-assateague-islands-report-16 <p>This week, Robin chats with Sam Serio about the <a href="http://www.chincoteagueblueberryfestival.com/index.php/category/home">26th Annual Chingoteague Island Blueberry Festival</a>.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 14:02:27 +0000 Chris Ranck 37780 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net The Wallops and Assateague Islands Report #16 The Wallops and Assateague Islands Report #15 http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/wallops-and-assateague-islands-report-15 <p>This week, Robin chats with <span class="st">Joshua Nordstrom, President of the <a href="http://www.pocomoke.com/">Pocomoke City Chamber of Commerce</a> about upcoming events </span>in and around Pocomoke City.</p><p></p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 17:18:13 +0000 Chris Ranck 37380 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net The Wallops and Assateague Islands Report #14 http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/wallops-and-assateague-islands-report-14-0 <P></P> <P>Guest:&nbsp;Sep Mostaghim&nbsp;&nbsp;of <A href="http://spaceportsupport.com/">Spaceport Support Services</A>, a company located in Selbyville, Delaware.</P> <P></P> Tue, 25 Jun 2013 16:40:24 +0000 Chris Ranck 36646 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net The Wallops and Assateague Islands Report #14 The Wallops and Assateague Islands Report #13 http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/wallops-and-assateague-islands-report-13 <p></p><p>Guest: Keith Koehler, NASA Public Relations Specialist</p><p> More information on NASA's Sounding Rockets program <a href="http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/sounding-rockets/">HERE</a></p><p></p> Wed, 05 Jun 2013 17:37:32 +0000 Chris Ranck 35486 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net The Wallops and Assateague Islands Report #13 The Wallops and Assateague Islands Report #12 http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/wallops-and-assateague-islands-report-12 <p>Guest: Amber Parker with the <a href="http://msconsortium.org/">Marine Science Consortium</a></p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 05 Jun 2013 17:31:34 +0000 Chris Ranck 35485 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net The Wallops and Assateague Islands Report #11 http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/wallops-and-assateague-islands-report-11 <p></p><p></p><p>A special program today- Robin chats with<a href="http://www.yoast.net/"> Bill Yoast</a>, the real-life hero of the movie, <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Remember_the_Titans">Remember the Titans</a>.</p><p></p> Tue, 14 May 2013 14:45:42 +0000 Chris Ranck 34127 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net The Wallops and Assateague Islands Report #11 The Wallops and Assateague Islands Report #10 http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/wallops-and-assateague-islands-report-10 <p></p><p>Guest: Amy Davis, Program Manager for the <a href="http://robotics.nasa.gov/">NASA Robotics Alliance </a>Project at Wallops Island.</p> Tue, 30 Apr 2013 13:23:21 +0000 Chris Ranck 33331 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net The Wallops and Assateague Islands Report #10 The Wallops and Assateague Islands Report #9 http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/wallops-and-assateague-islands-report-9 <p>Guests: <strong>Hal Murdock</strong> - Strategy Director with <a href="http://www.atk.com/business-groups/atk-aerospace/">ATK Aerospace Group</a>,&nbsp; developers of the <a href="https://www.atk.com/products-services/castor-30-a-multi-use-motor/">Castor 30 upper-stage motor</a>.</p><p><span class="st"><strong>Mike Whalen</strong>- Operations Manager at <a href="http://www.orbital.com/Antares-Cygnus/">Orbital Sciences Corporation</a></span></p><p><strong>Thom Bauer</strong>- <a href="http://thombaur.com/simpleviewer_231/aero/aero.htm">Professional&nbsp; Photographer</a></p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 14:22:48 +0000 Chris Ranck 32930 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net The Wallops and Assateague Islands Report #9 Successful Launch for Antares http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/successful-launch-antares <p>ATLANTIC, Va. (AP) - A company contracted by NASA to deliver supplies to the International Space Station has successfully <a href="http://youtu.be/V3L7crGudVU">launched a rocket</a> in a test of its ability to send a cargo ship aloft.</p><p>The unmanned Antares rocket blasted off Sunday from Wallops Island on Virginia's Eastern Shore. About 10 minutes after the launch, Orbital Sciences Corp. of Dulles declared the test a success after observing a practice payload reach orbit and safely separate from the rocket.</p> Mon, 22 Apr 2013 01:23:34 +0000 Chris Ranck 32843 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net The Wallops and Assateague Islands Report #8 http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/wallops-and-assateague-islands-report-8 <p></p><p>Guest: Jeff Merritt of <a href="http://www.operationwecare.org/">Operation We Care</a>.</p><p></p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 19:17:53 +0000 Chris Ranck 32582 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net The Wallops and Assateague Islands Report #8 The Wallops and Assateague Islands Report #7 http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/wallops-and-assateague-islands-report-7 <p></p><p>Guest: Keith Koehler, NASA Public Relations Specialist</p><p><a href="http://www.nasa.gov/centers/wallops/home/index.html">NASA Wallops Flight Facility</a></p><p><a href="http://www.orbital.com/NewsInfo/MissionUpdates/Antares_Test_Flight/index.shtml">Orbital Sciences Antares Test Flight information</a></p><p></p> Tue, 02 Apr 2013 14:56:13 +0000 Chris Ranck 31774 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net The Wallops and Assateague Islands Report #6 http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/wallops-and-assateague-islands-report-6 <p>Guest: Mike Whalen, Field Site Manager for <a href="http://www.orbital.com/">Orbital Sciences Corporation</a>.</p><p><a href="http://www.orbital.com/Antares-Cygnus/">Orbital's Antares/Cygnus Updates</a></p><p>http://youtu.be/wFj4A2vW3yY</p> Tue, 12 Mar 2013 14:17:49 +0000 Chris Ranck 30582 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net The Wallops and Assateague Islands Report #5 http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/wallops-and-assateague-islands-report-5 <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Guest: Lou Hinds, <a href="http://www.fws.gov/northeast/chinco/index.html">Chincoteague Wildlife Refuge</a> Manager</p><p>Info on the <a href="http://www.fws.gov/northeast/planning/Chincoteague/ccphome.html">Chincoteague Wildlife National Refuge Comprehensive Conservation Plan</a></p> Tue, 05 Mar 2013 15:34:45 +0000 Chris Ranck 30192 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net The Wallops and Assateague Islands Report #5 The Wallops and Assateague Islands Report #4 http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/wallops-and-assateague-islands-report-4 <P>Guests: Amber Parker, Executive Director of the <A href="http://msconsortium.org/#">Marine Science Consortium </A></P> <P></P> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 18:34:20 +0000 Chris Ranck 30147 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net The Wallops and Assateague Islands Report #3 http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/wallops-and-assateague-islands-report-3 <p></p><p>Guest: Caroline Massey, Assistant Director for Management Operations, <a href="http://www.nasa.gov/centers/wallops/home/index.html">NASA Wallops Flight Facillity</a></p> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 18:23:36 +0000 Chris Ranck 30145 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net The Wallops and Assateague Islands Report #3 The Wallops and Assateague Islands Report #2 http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/wallops-and-assateague-islands-report-2 <P>Guest: Keith Kohler, NASA Public Relations Specialist</P> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 18:17:05 +0000 Chris Ranck 30144 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Wallops and Assateague Islands Report #1 http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/wallops-and-assateague-islands-report-1 <p>Guest: Amy Davis, Program Manager for the <a href="http://robotics.nasa.gov/">NASA Robotics Alliance Project</a></p> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 18:11:51 +0000 Chris Ranck 30143 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net