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2014-01-17 11:10:27

NASA has selected LJT & Associates Inc., of Columbia, Md., to perform institutional services at the agency's Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Va. The cost plus incentive fee contract, awarded under the Small Business Set Aside Program, is valued at a maximum of $257 million including a core requirement; indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity orders; and three options. The options, if exercised, would extend the contract to a total of seven years. A purchase order for a...

2014-01-16 16:20:30

WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has selected LJT & Associates Inc., of Columbia, Md., to perform institutional services at the agency's Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Va. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The cost plus incentive fee contract, awarded under the Small Business Set Aside Program, is valued at a maximum of $257 million including a core requirement; indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity orders; and...

2014-01-15 04:21:18

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia supported the successful launch this morning of three Terrier-Orion suborbital rockets for the Department of Defense. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The rockets were launched within a 20-second period that began at 4:09 a.m. EST. The next launches currently scheduled from Wallops are a NASA suborbital sounding rocket in late April and Orbital...

Recovery Continues For NASA's Wallops Flight Facility After Hurricane Sandy
2013-03-07 09:15:36

NASA Hurricane Sandy came ashore in northern New Jersey Oct. 29, 2012, and as the powerful storm made its way along the East Coast it brought damage to NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Va. The Wallops Shoreline Protection Project has been managing the restoration efforts and released before and after photos of the shoreline. At 8 a.m. EDT on Oct. 29, 2012, the National Hurricane Center reported tropical-storm-force winds were occurring along the coasts of southern New...

2013-03-05 12:22:48

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Terrier-Lynx suborbital rocket is scheduled between 1 and 1:45 a.m. EST March 8 for the Department of Defense from NASA's launch range at the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The backup launch days are March 11 and 15 between 12:15 and 2:15 a.m. EDT. The rocket may be visible to residents in the mid-Atlantic region. Launch updates and a map showing the area...

2013-01-29 20:20:14

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va., Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA successfully launched a Terrier-Improved Orion suborbital rocket at 5:50 p.m. EST this evening from the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) During the flight, two red-colored lithium vapor trails were produced. Reports from those viewing the launch or vapor trails came from as far away as the Outer Banks, N.C.; eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Two...

2012-12-15 00:20:10

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va., Dec. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The launch of a Terrier-Lynx suborbital rocket for the Department of Defense tonight, Dec. 14, from NASA's launch range at the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia has been postponed. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) The new launch date is 8 to 8:30 p.m. EST, December 18. More information on these and other missions at Wallops is available on the Internet at: http://www.nasa.gov/wallops SOURCE NASA

2012-12-11 12:21:03

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va., Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Terrier-Lynx suborbital rocket is scheduled between 9 and 9:30 p.m. EST December 14 for the Department of Defense from NASA's launch range at the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The backup launch day is December 18 between 8 and 8:30 p.m. The rocket may be visible to residents in the mid-Atlantic region. Launch updates and a map showing the area in which the...

2012-09-13 10:21:50

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va., Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has awarded contracts to four Maryland small businesses for architect and engineering services at the Goddard Space Flight Center, the Wallops Flight Facility and smaller Goddard facilities, such as remote tracking stations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The companies selected are Global Engineering Solutions, Inc., Rockville; Cho Benn Holback & Associates, Inc., Baltimore; EBL...

2012-09-11 18:20:15

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va., Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A launch of Terrier-Lynx suborbital rocket was completed this evening for the Department of Defense from NASA's launch range at the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) A second Terrier-Lynx is scheduled for launch between 7:30 and 8:30 p.m., September 15. The rocket may be visible to residents in the mid-Atlantic region. A map showing the area in which the rocket launch may...