Latest Wallops Flight Facility Stories
WALLOPS ISLAND, Va., April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After nearly a month of flight, a massive NASA Super Pressure Balloon (SPB) is closing in on a key milestone of completing the
WALLOPS ISLAND, Va., Feb. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three Terrier-Oriole suborbital rockets are scheduled for launch between 12:30 and 4:30 a.m., Monday, Feb.
Scott Heatwole, an engineer for NASA, is in the process of developing a low-cost precision attitude sensor or “star tracker” that would be able to locate stars and use them as points of reference in the sky during daylight hours. Dude. Sweet.
GREENBELT, Md., Dec. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has awarded a contract to Dvorak, LLC of Baltimore, Maryland, for the Wallops North Island Electrical Upgrade Project.
Five new NASA airborne field campaigns, including one managed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, will take to the skies starting in 2015 to investigate how long-range air pollution, warming ocean waters and fires in Africa affect our climate.
An unmanned commercial rocket built by Orbital Sciences, on a mission to carry supplies to the International Space Station, exploded seconds after lifting off Tuesday evening at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility launch site in Virginia.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ahead of the third U.S.
The third Orbital Sciences cargo mission to the International Space Station under NASA's Commercial Resupply Services contract is scheduled to launch at 6:22 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Oct. 28, from Pad 0A of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.
- An armed gangster.