Things to do at Wallops Island, Oct. 2016

By |2016-09-27T05:38:31-04:00September 26th, 2016|News|

Below are the public programs and events we will be conducting at the NASA WFF Visitor Center in October. If you have a community calendar you can share the programs on, it would be greatly appreciated. If you have any questions about our events please let me know. Thank you! Saturday, October 1, 2016 11 [...]

What’s Up at Wallops, week ending Sept. 23

By |2016-12-07T04:44:31-04:00September 23rd, 2016|Blog, What's Up at Wallops?|

The NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center will continue offering public programs and events in October. A full description of the programs can be found online at https://www.nasa.gov/content/wallops-visitor-center/public-programs. A full description of the event on October 8th from 7 – 10 p.m. (International Observe the Moon Night) is available online athttps://www.nasa.gov/content/wallops-visitor-center/special-events. So, What’s Up At [...]

NASA using Aircraft to Measure Mid-Atlantic Greenhouse Gases

By |2016-09-09T14:14:11-04:00September 9th, 2016|Uncategorized|

  NASA is conducting low-level aircraft flights measuring greenhouse gases over the mid-Atlantic region through September. The flights are for the CARbon Airborne Flux Experiment or CARAFE, which will measure the exchange of greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide and methane between the Earth and the atmosphere in the region. In addition, water vapor, temperature, [...]

NASA Awards Grants to Inspire Mars Generation of Explorers, Scientists

By |2016-12-07T04:44:31-04:00September 7th, 2016|News, Press Releases|

NASA is awarding approximately $3 million in grants to three informal education organizations to help inspire the next generation in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) studies and careers as the agency progresses on its Journey to Mars. The selected organizations are: Girlstart, Inc., of Austin, Texas NASA Wallops Visitor Center in Wallops Island, Virginia [...]