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By Stefanie Jackson – Arcadia Middle School students met NASA “modern figure” Christyl Johnson, deputy director for technology and research investments for Goddard Space Flight Center, at a virtual event March 24. The movie “Hidden Figures” was released in 2016, about three African American women who were NASA mathematicians in...
By Carol Vaughn — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the agency and NASA entered a consent order agreement to clean up areas of Wallops Flight Facility formerly used by the Department of Defense. “This agreement shows that cleaning contaminated, formerly used defense sites is a top priority for both EPA...
By Linda Cicoira -- A former NASA Wallops Flight Facility lab manager/quality assurance officer will not serve time in prison for making false statements or representations about Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen, known as TKN, or discharges that are "important because excess nitrogen in a waterway may lead to reduced levels...
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By Linda Cicoira Steven Eric Kremer, former chief of the range and mission management office at NASA Wallops Flight Facility, was given probation Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Norfolk, Va., for stealing government funds and receiving kickbacks.  Documents filed in court this week also disclosed that Kremer, 53, of Berlin,...
By Linda Cicoira -- When NASA Wallops Flight Facility’s lab manager/quality assurance officer at the agency’s sewage plant went on vacation in March 2018, another worker began updating control charts and found lab records had discrepancies that couldn’t be justified. The manager, Monica Kristine Borowicz, 50, of Mount Wharton Estates...
By Linda Cicoira -- A plea agreement between an Accomack woman and a federal prosecutor will be heard next week in U.S. District Court in Norfolk. Monica Kristine Borowicz, 50, of Mount Wharton Estates in Assawoman, is scheduled to go before Judge Raymond A. Jackson with her plea regarding the...
By Linda Cicoira -- An Assawoman resident was accused Monday, in U.S. District Court, in Norfolk, of knowingly making false statements or representations about the total concentration of organic nitrogen and ammonia that was being discharged from NASA Wallops Flight Facility (WFF) into local waters. It was unclear from court...