The Eastern Shore and Accomack County are well-acquainted with the rockets’ red glare. One of the oldest launch sites in the world, the NASA Wallops Flight Facility launched its first rocket on July 4, 1945. Given its history, it seems fitting that Wallops’ rocket business got a big payload boost in late February when California-based
Rocket Lab USA Inc. wants facility to support launches from NASA Wallops Flight Facility
Accomack County is a finalist for a proposed Rocket Lab USA Inc. facility, Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday. If the county is selected, Long Beach, California-based aerospace company Rocket Lab would develop a facility to support part production, assembly, integration and test operations to support the launch of its Neutron launch vehicle from the NASA
COVID-19 cases rising among poultry workers at Tysons and Perdue facilities in Accomack County.
A team from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is arriving in Virginia today to assist with containing COVID-19 outbreaks among workers at two large poultry processing plants in Accomack County, Gov. Ralph Northam announced during a news briefing Monday. The plants, operated by Arkansas-based Tysons Foods Inc. and Maryland-based Perdue Farms, employ more