Wallops Flight Facility student launch scheduled for Friday morning

A NASA sounding rocket is scheduled to launch Friday morning, between 5:30 and 8:30 from The Wallops Flight facility. The launch was initially scheduled for today, but technical issues and weather forced a delay. The 36-foot long Terrier-Improved Orion suborbital sounding rocket…

NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center Reopens With New Activities Post Covid Shutdown

The Visitor Center at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility is reopening to the public beginning May 6, 2022, after being closed for more than two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The center will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT…

Rocket Launch Scheduled Tonight from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility

A two-stage suborbital sounding rocket is scheduled for launch March 21, 2022, for a mission managed by the Air Force Research Laboratory/Air Force Office of Scientific Research, from NASA’s launch range at the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. The launch of the…

Rocket Lab Coming To Delmarva! | Opens 250 Jobs To The Wallops Island Region.

NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia was selected by Rocket Lab as the home for its new Neutron rocket’s first launch pad and production facility, further supporting the growth of commercial space capabilities in Virginia. The Neutron Production Complex will include a rocket production,…

NASA Wallops Island Gearing Up For The CRS-17 Launch To The ISS Next Weekend

NASA and commercial cargo provider Northrop Grumman are targeting 12:40 p.m. EST Saturday, Feb. 19, for the launch of the company’s 17th resupply mission to the International Space Station from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Virginia. Live launch coverage will…