May 16, 2024

Former Pax Test Pilot to Lead Next NASA ISS Mission

Test Pilot

LT COL Jasmin Moghbeli will lead NASA’s next space station mission. She will serve as the commander of the upcoming SpaceX Crew-7 mission, slated to launch August 17. Moghbeli is a graduate of the US Naval Test Pilot School at Pax River.

Mike Colina on Growing a Technology Workforce


The Patuxent Partnership features Mike Colina, founder of RMC, in the first of a series of interviews on workforce development.

Hoyer Picnic Fills Barn

Hoyer picnic

Serenity Farm on the Patuxent hosts Steny Hoyer’s fourth annual Southern Maryland Family Picnic.

UMd Building 3 Out of State Budget

JB - Huntsville AL rockets

Local leaders seeking new funding routes.

SHA Replacing Rt. 5 Bridge South of Lex Park

Minimal traffic impacts expected during SHA’s replacement of the Rt. 5 Bridge over Eastern Branch south of Lexington Park, MD.

Building 3 Funding Restored

MD Gov. Larry Hogan adds funds to the state budget to meet full design costs in FY 16 for the Univ. of MD Southern Maryland Academic and Research Center.

Last Chance to Push for University Funding

Call your Senators! Univ. of Maryland has funds the MD Senate can reprogrammed to the USM Southern Maryland Academic and Research Center.

Plan Abandoned for Wind Turbine Farm

Great Bay Wind Center abandons its plans to build a wind turbine farm in the Chesapeake Bay, blaming legislation of Sen. Barbara Mikulski’s.

Chancellor Thanks St. Mary’s for Building 3 Support

USMd Chancellor Brit Kirwan & Chair of the Bd. of Governors of SoMd Higher Ed Center Joseph Anderson thank St. Mary’s for a $1M pledge toward construction of a Southern Maryland Academic and Research Center, aka, Building 3.

4th Chancellor Named to Univ. System of MD

A new chancellor will be at the helm as plans for a University System of Maryland classroom and research facility move forward.