Astronomy Night is all about the moon, May 10 at the NASA Visitor Center

By |2019-04-30T14:03:52-04:00April 30th, 2019|News, Press Releases|

The NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center will host its second astronomy night of 2019 from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Friday, May 10, featuring the Earth’s Moon. Humans last set foot on the Moon in 1972 with the completion of the Apollo program. Following the Apollo missions, robotic missions, such as LADEE launched from NASA’s Wallops Flight [...]

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

By |2019-04-23T19:08:20-04:00April 23rd, 2019|Press Releases|

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 [...]

Catch the April 17 Antares Launch From Wallops!

By |2019-04-10T13:06:35-04:00April 10th, 2019|Launches, News, Press Releases|

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 [...]