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    Sen. Mark Warner, Rep. Elaine Luria to Visit Wallops on April 24

    On Wednesday, April 24, U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) will travel to the Eastern Shore and Hampton Roads for two days of events with local leaders. On Wednesday, April 24 at 12:00 PM, Sen. Warner and U.S. Rep. Elaine Luria (D-VA), along with Virginia Secretary of Transportation Shannon Valentine, will visit the Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, where they will be joined by [...]

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    Catch the April 17 Antares Launch From Wallops!

    On April 17, view a daytime launch of Northrop Grumman’s Antares rocket from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia’s Eastern Shore. Wallops and Virginia’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport are set to support the launch of the Antares rocket, carrying the company’s Cygnus cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station at 4:46 p.m. EDT, April 17. The [...]

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    Wallops Mission and Operations Update Planned During Public Meeting April 3

    The upcoming Antares launch, the Navy’s Field Carrier Landing Practice, and updates on environmental testing are all discussion topics planned at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility’s next quarterly public information meeting, scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 3, at the NASA Wallops Visitors Center. Members of Wallops Environmental Office will be on hand at the meeting to discuss the [...]

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All About Wallops Island

Wallops Island Flight FacilityVirginia 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!

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Delmarva Tourism and Rocket Launches

Wallops Island Flight Facility 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 Area Hotels

Fairfield Inn & Suites

Fairfield Inn & Suites

3913 Main Street, Chincoteague, VA 23336

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The Grand Hotel & Spa

The Grand Hotel & Spa

2100 Baltimore Avenue, Ocean City, MD 21842

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The Heritage Inn

The Heritage Inn

34521 Postal Lane, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19958

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