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Vector and Virginia Commercial Space Flight Authority Announce Three Upcoming Orbital Launches from Wallops Island

By |2017-10-22T15:35:09-04:00October 22nd, 2017|Blog, What's Up at Wallops?|

RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Vector, a nanosatellite launch company comprised of new-space and enterprise software industry veterans from SpaceX, Virgin Galactic, McDonnell Douglas, Boeing, Sea Launch and VMware, has entered into an agreement with Virginia Commercial Space Flight Authority (Virginia Space) to conduct three commercial orbital missions out of Virginia Space’s [...]

Farm to Table Dinner for Local Programs

By |2017-07-24T05:08:24-04:00July 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|

WALLOPS ISLAND, VA – Chincoteague Bay Field Station will host its annual Serving up the Shore farm to table dinner on Friday, August 18. Distinguished chefs Jason Van Marter, owner of the café The Local, Amy Brandt, of Amy B Catering, and Rosie Moot, co-owner of Pico Taqueria will prepare a multi course dinner consisting [...]

NASA Visitor Center Summer Astronomy Series Returns July 13

By |2017-07-06T08:14:42-04:00July 6th, 2017|Blog, News, Press Releases, What's Up at Wallops?|

Our local national park beaches hold some of the last remaining harbors of darkness on the east coast. By night, Assateague Island visitors have an unparalleled view of the stars and beyond. Discover the starry night sky Thursday, July 13, over the Virginia end of Assateague Island National Seashore at the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge [...]

Wallops Sounding Rocket Mission slated for May 16

By |2017-05-13T07:41:23-04:00May 13th, 2017|News, Press Releases|

Wallops sounding rocket mission aimed at providing real world test for new technologies New rocket and spacecraft technology can be tested on the ground, such as in labs. However, in some cases a new technology needs to be flight tested to see how it performs in the “real-world” environment. A NASA sounding rocket launch from [...]

Jupiter is Focus of NASA Visitor Center Astronomy Event April 28

By |2017-04-19T09:01:31-04:00April 19th, 2017|Blog, News, What's Up at Wallops?|

The public is invited to set their sights on Jupiter and spring night-time constellations at the next STEM in the Sky astronomy event from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, April 28, at the NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center. The event begins with an astronomy presentation in the Visitor Center auditorium at 7 p.m. followed [...]

Goddard’s IceCube SmallSat Ready for Launch, Space Station Deployment

By |2017-03-01T05:37:31-04:00March 1st, 2017|News, Press Releases|

Less is more, and that's not just a buzz phrase. Good things are coming in smaller packages (again, not just another buzz phrase). Here's one that's 'on the rocks' coming soon to a launch near you; NASA has an IceCube that will be out of this world. IceCube, which will measure cloud ice levels using [...]

Go Wild at Chincoteague Bay Field Station’s Nature Lovers Dinner Event

By |2017-01-11T11:00:29-04:00January 11th, 2017|News, Press Releases|

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. [...]

Wallops NASA Visitor Center Supporting Cub Scout STEM Day Jan. 21

By |2017-01-05T08:29:24-04:00January 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

What’s Up at Wallops? Jan. 2017

By |2016-12-19T14:35:05-04:00December 19th, 2016|Blog, What's Up at Wallops?|

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 Council will be hosting a Cub Scout STEM Day with the NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center on Saturday, January [...]

Wallops History and the Night Sky Focus of NASA Visitor Center Events

By |2016-12-01T16:20:58-04:00December 1st, 2016|News, Press Releases|

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 to Rockets and Jets: the U.S. Navy at Chincoteague Navy Auxiliary Air Station (NAAS) from 1945 through 1959” at 5 [...]