Wally Funk of Roanoke is among the list of passengers who paid $200,000 to explore the final frontier on Virgin Galactic’s space ship.
The Saratoga will be towed to Texas later this month to be dismantled. The Saratoga — named for the decisive battle of the American Revolution fought in upstate New York — completed 22 deployments before it was decommissioned in 1994.
Things were as close to normal Wednesday since a barge spilled up to 170,000 gallons of oil into the Houston Ship Channel.
The Coast Guard aimed to reopen one of the nation’s busiest seaports Monday, two days after a collision between a barge and a ship caused nearly 170,000 gallons of tar-like oil to spill into the waters south of Houston.
From retired ocean liners and rock-themed submarines, to tricked-out houseboats and huts tied to inner tubes, here are seven of the world’s coolest.
Lawsuits are already filed in this month’s disastrous Triumph cruise ship voyage, but the legal deck is stacked in parent company Carnival’s favor.
Tomorrow morning the Battleship Texas will reopen to the public. The vessel sprang what was called a “significant leak” and was closed earlier this month.
Archaeologists are slowly uncovering the mystery of the 18th century ship found at Ground Zero back in July.