Construction on New Solar Arrays at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility Begins in June

By |2019-05-31T12:55:02-04:00May 31st, 2019|News|

A special groundbreaking ceremony will be held at NASA’s newest solar array field at 10 a.m., Thursday, June 6, 2019 to signify the start of construction on the solar arrays at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. The project is estimated to reduce energy consumption of non-renewable resources at the Facility by as much as [...]

NASA Wallops Visitor Center Apollo-themed Youth Art Contest Announces Grand Prize

By |2019-05-15T11:41:19-04:00May 15th, 2019|News|

The NASA Wallops Flight Facility’s Visitor Center and its partner the Virginia Space Flight Academy are proud to reveal the Grand Prize for the winner of the2019 Apollo Youth Art Contest – a scholarship to attend the Academy’s space adventure camp. The “Apollo’s 50th Anniversary” theme aims to inspire art through the celebration of Apollo’s history [...]

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 [...]