June 9, 2014
WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. (AP) - Officials are preparing to break ground for the Wallops Research Park on Virginia's Eastern Shore.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe and other state, federal and local officials will participate in a groundbreaking ceremony for the research park on Monday.
The 226-acre park is located adjacent to NASA's Wallops Island Flight Facility. It will serve companies engaged in the aerospace and defense industries.