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Latest Wallops Flight Facility Stories

2015-05-06 16:22:09

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va., May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A NASA tracking and communications payload suspended beneath a super pressure balloon (SPB) landed safely upright via parachute in

2015-04-28 12:22:58

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va., April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following 32 days of flying its most rigorous test to date, NASA ended the flight of its super pressure balloon (SPB) Monday, April

2015-04-24 16:20:52

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

2015-02-18 16:20:37

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.

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2015-01-30 15:12:55

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.

2014-12-29 16:20:29

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.

Tidal Overflow
2014-11-28 03:00:33

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.

orbibtal explosion
2014-10-29 08:55:29

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.


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