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Top Ten Things to Do on Virginia's Quiet Eastern Shore

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

The Eastern Shore of Virginia, the southernmost tail of the sea-ray shaped Delmarva Peninsula that divides the Atlantic Ocean from the Chesapeake Bay, is not often touted in travel guides or in media. But it should be.

NASA Launches Drones To Study Storms

AP | BROCK VERGAKIS | Posted 09.11.2013 | Science

ATLANTIC, Va. -- NASA scientists are using former military surveillance drones to help them understand more about how tropical storms intensify, which...

Space Agency Marks Holiday With Double Rocket Launch | Tariq Malik | Posted 07.04.2013 | Science

NASA launched two small rockets from Virgina's Eastern Shore today in an early Fourth of July fireworks display aimed to probe the electrical eddies...

Paul Brady

PHOTOS: America's Nerdiest Destination | Paul Brady | Posted 11.05.2012 | Travel

A summer ago, as NASA astronauts prepped for the final mission of the 30-year Shuttle program, Florida's Space Coast cashed in for the last time on ga...