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 [...]
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 of wines and nature-themed trivia. You’ll learn about animal mating, dating, and reproductive habits in an honest and humorous forum. From the most violent mating [...]
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, Cub Scouts will have an opportunity to complete a portion of the Out of this World NOVA Award. The focus will be on achieving 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.
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 [...]
The NASA Visitor Center takes a look at the history of Wallops and Earth’s moon during events December 8 and 9. The History of Wallops Island Lecture Series continues with “Part 3 – From Propellers [...]
Cosmic rays and the chemicals and atoms that make up the interstellar space between stars are the focus of this year’s NASA Antarctica Long Duration Balloon Flight Campaign, which kicked into high gear with the [...]