The launch of a NASA Terrier-Improved Orion sounding rocket at 3:23 a.m. EDT, May 9, from Roi Namur, Republic of the Marshall Island, brought to an end a very successful campaign studying ionospheric activity and its impact on radio, communication and navigation signals.
The Equatorial Vortex Experiment was successfully conducted on May 7 from the Marshall Islands when a NASA Terrier-Oriole sounding rocket was launched followed by the launch of a Terrier-Improved Malemute sounding rocket 90 seconds later.
NASA's Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission begins collecting ground data in northeastern Iowa that will evaluate how well satellite rainfall data can be used for flood forecasting.
NASA and the U.S. Navy have signed an agreement to conduct Field Carrier Landing Practice (FCLP) operations at the Wallops Flight Facility on the Eastern Shore of Virginia.
A NASA sounding rocket supporting a study of ionosphere and its impact on radio transmissions was launched at 3:38 a.m. EDT, May 1 from Roi-Namur, Republic of the Marshall Islands.
SLICE will study the space between the stars known as interstellar space.
NASA commercial space partner Orbital Sciences Corporation Sunday launched its Antares rocket at 5:00 p.m. EDT from the new Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport Pad-0A at the agency's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.
Orbital has confirmed an April 17 target launch date for the Antares rocket test flight, with a planned liftoff of 5 p.m. EDT.
Virginia Senator Tim Kaine visited NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on April 4.
News media are invited to cover the scheduled Saturday, April 6, morning rollout of Orbital Sciences Corporation's Antares launch vehicle to the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport's Pad-0A at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Va.
NASA sounding rockets are taking science to the Earth’s ionosphere to study radio frequency propagation as well as space weather and its impact on communication and navigation systems, during the 2013 Kwajalein launch campaign.
The Orbital Sciences Antares launch vehicle first stage used in the February 22 hot-fire engine test is rolled back to the Horizontal Integration Facility on March 23. The test flight of the Antares rocket is currently targeted for the afternoon of April 16 - 18 from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility.
IceBridge scientists begin another season of research activity over Arctic ice sheets and sea ice with the first of a series of science flights from Greenland on Wednesday.
The NASA Visitor Center at the Wallops Flight Facility will be the site of the 2013 NASA Sun-Earth Days live webcast from 1 to 2:30 p.m., March 22.
Media accreditation is open for a test flight of Orbital Sciences Corporation's Antares rocket from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport's Pad-0A at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.
A launch of a Terrier-Lynx suborbital rocket was completed March 11 for the Department of Defense from NASA's launch range at the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.
Due to weather, the launch of a Terrier-Lynx suborbital sounding rocket has been postponed. The new launch date is March 11 between 1:30 and 2:15 a.m. EDT.
Hurricane Sandy came ashore in northern New Jersey Oct. 29, 2012, and as the powerful storm made its way along the east coast it brought damage to NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Va.
A test of several technologies to improve pointing control and data collection capabilities during suborbital flights was conducted during a sounding rocket launch from the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico.
NASA commercial partner Orbital Sciences of Dulles, Va., successfully conducted an engine test of its Antares rocket at the nation's newest launch pad.