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.
NASA's Wallops Flight Facility will provide launch range support for an Orbital Sciences Corp. Antares rocket engine test scheduled for Feb. 22 at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport's Pad-0A.
University faculty and students interested in learning how to build scientific experiments for spaceflight are invited to join RockOn 2013 from June 15-20 at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.
The principal investigator for VISIONS (VISualizing Ion Outflow via Neutral atom imaging during a Substorm), Goddard's Doug Rowland provided images and updates of the team preparations and the launch.
A large NASA science balloon has broken two flight duration records while flying over Antarctica carrying an instrument that detected 50 million cosmic rays.
A Wallops Flight Facility sounding rocket team is in frigid Alaska for a launch into an aurora.
NASA successfully launched a Terrier-Improved Orion suborbital rocket at 5:50 p.m. EST this evening from the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.
A NASA rocket mission to test technology for gathering science data during future projects is scheduled for launch between 5:30 – 6:50 p.m. EST, January 29, from the NASA Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.
Flying high over Antarctica, a NASA long duration balloon has broken the record for longest flight by a balloon of its size.
NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EST Wednesday, Jan. 23, to discuss new observations of a large active region in the sun's 1- million-degree atmosphere called the corona.
While many of us will be watching Monday’s Inauguration festivities on television, one NASA Wallops employee will be watching from a different perspective—as a parade participant.
A multi-year NASA airborne science mission is on its way to California to help scientists better understand how to measure and forecast air quality globally from space.
For the second time, the NASA Scientific Balloon Program managed at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, VA, has three separate Long Duration Balloon (LDB) science missions afloat collecting data simultaneously. The previous time was during the 2007-2008 Antarctic campaign.
NASA launched the Balloon-borne Large-Aperture Submillimeter Telescope or BLAST payload Dec. 25 from McMurdo Station, Antarctica, using a long duration balloon or LDB.
WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. – The launch of a Terrier-Lynx suborbital rocket for the Department of Defense scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 18, from Wallops Flight Facility has been postponed.
The EUNIS experiment was successfully launched at 1:30 pm EDT on April 23, 2013 from the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. Preliminary data shows that the experiment performed as planned.
NASA’s Balloon Program Office based at Wallops Flight Facility kicked off the winter Antarctic balloon campaign this weekend in McMurdo Station, Antarctica.
NASA has launched an astrophysics mission to study the Diffuse X-ray emission from the Local galaxy (DXL).
NASA's 2012 HS3 mission came to an end Nov. 6 when an unmanned Global Hawk aircraft flew a final data-collection mission in the North Pacific Ocean.