The Cygnus spacecraft launched from NASA TV - which can be seen at www.nasa.gov/ntvnews - will air the spacecraft's departure from the space station beginning at
Cygnus is a commercial cargo carrier developed by
Cygnus delivered about 1,300 pounds of supplies, including food, clothing and student experiments. It will be loaded with waste from the space station and will burn up during re-entry into Earth's atmosphere on Wednesday over the
Bring in your electronic gadgets for free recycling
Old electronics will serve a new purpose after a free recycling event from
The event, hosted by AskHRGreen.org, will take place in Lowe's parking lot at
Residents and businesses may bring up to one pickup truck full of electronic devices, including cellphones, computers, printers and televisions.
The used electronics will be taken to VersAbility Resources, a charity that supports the disabled. There, they will be disassembled and shipped to manufacturers for new products. Free paper shredding also will be offered.
Block party aims to boost voter participation rate
Virginia Organizing and the African American Pastor's Alliance will host a community block party today in
It's to boost voter turnout in a neighborhood with low participation.
The event is a nonpartisan, educational effort, and nonprofit Virginia Organizing will share information on issues that affect voters and where, how and what is needed to vote, according to a news release.
The block party will take place from
The Cygnus spacecraft launched from
NASA TV - which can be seen at www.nasa.gov/ntvnews - will air the spacecraft's departure from the space station beginning at