The U.S. Navy plans to conduct both day and night Field Carrier Landing Practice (FCLP) operations Feb. 27 to March 9 at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility, Virginia. About 150 personnel – Navy pilots and maintenance technicians – assigned to Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron 120 (VAW-120), home-based at Naval Station Norfolk Chambers Field, will participate in the detachment operation, the [...]
February 2. Many Americans will be focused on groundhogs and other wildlife with great anticipation to gain insight into the forecast for the near future. Is spring in sight or does winter continue to make its presence? However, for nine secondary education students on the eastern shore of Virginia and MarylandFebruary 2 is not about animal behavior and gaining insight [...]
Jan. 21 2017 -- The NASA Wallops Facility Visitor Center is the place to go to learn about the sun, rain or shine, from 1 to 3 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 21. Learn about Earth’s sun and participate in solar viewing through high powered telescopes, as well as sun-themed activities and movies, through the second installment of the STEM in the [...]
All About Wallops Island
Virginia is home to NASA’s Wallops Island Flight Facility- one of only 4 major rocket launch locations in the United States. NASA has been launching rockets and research mission from this Eastern Shore
testing center since 1945. Resupply rockets for the International Space Station, moon missions, scientific balloon research, education programs, and more emanate from Wallop’s Flight Facility.
Explore WallopsIsland.org to find information about Wallops Island Flight Facility, including launch dates, viewing locations, hotels, restaurants, and area activities to keep you entertained while you’re waiting for lift off!
The Delmarva area is quickly becoming one of the most sought after tourism destinations in the country. To many it ranks with any other beautiful and wild destination. It is also fast becoming the go-to location to watch all kinds of rocket launches.
Here you can find launch information as well as all of the information you will need to enjoy this spectacular area, whether you have come just for the launch and want to stay to explore, or your launch has been delayed and you and want to discover all the area has to offer. StateVentures, LLC(publisher of OceanCity.com) has partnered with Worcester County Tourism and tourism departments from Virginia, Marylandand Delaware to bring you information on the Wallops Island NASA flight facility, its launch schedule, information on past and future launches and event and tourism information about the surrounding area. We want to highlight the area as well as the launches, and because unfortunately launches are often delayed, we want to be sure that you discover all the other wonderful aspects of the area.
The U.S. Navy plans to conduct both day and night Field Carrier Landing Practice (FCLP) operations Feb. 27 to March 9 at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility, Virginia. About 150 personnel – Navy pilots and maintenance [...]
February 2. Many Americans will be focused on groundhogs and other wildlife with great anticipation to gain insight into the forecast for the near future. Is spring in sight or does winter continue to make [...]
Wallops Island, VA- Join Chincoteague Bay Field Station (CBFS) for their annual Valentine’s Day Dinner and Trivia beginning at 6:30 Saturday, Feb. 11 in the Field Station. The evening includes a savory buffet, a variety [...]
The NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center is supporting a Cub Scout STEM Day from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 21. During the event, hosted by the Boy Scouts of America, Del-Mar-Va Council, [...]
The NASA WFF Visitor Center will not be offering public programs in January, however, we will be hosting two events. Events: Saturday, January 21, 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. The Boy Scouts of America, Del-Mar-Va [...]