NASA’s Balloon Program Office based at Wallops Flight Facility is preparing for the annual winter Antarctic Campaign in McMurdo Station, Antarctica. This year’s campaign features three missions: Super-TIGER, EBEX, and BLAST-Pol.
NASA's PhoneSat project will demonstrate the ability to launch the lowest-cost and easiest to build satellites ever flown in space – capabilities enabled by using off-the-shelf consumer smartphones to build spacecraft.
The impact of future climate change on the Eastern Shore and possible strategies for adaptation will be the subject of a public presentation at 6 p.m., November 13 at the NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center.
As one could imagine, there are many variables involved in successfully completing NASA’s mission. One factor that sometimes isn’t immediately thought of when thinking of those variables is environmental impacts.
NASA has postponed the test flight of a commercial suborbital rocket scheduled for November 7 from the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia because of expected poor weather in the region the next few days.
On November 2, a NASA mission called FOXSI was launched from White Sands, New Mexico to study nanoflares on the sun.
WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. – An initial assessment team surveyed roads and facilities at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility today reporting a number of downed trees but otherwise minimal impact in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
During Hurricane Sandy, you will be able to visit this site for updated information from the Wallops Emergency Operations Center.
Following an agreement signed between NASA and Bermuda in early March 2012, range officials at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility have recently completed the successful deployment and check-out of a temporary mobile tracking station on Cooper’s Island, Bermuda.
When Frank Schmidlin began his federal career, the President was Harry S. Truman, gas was twenty cents per gallon, and Gene Kelly was “Singin’ in the Rain.”
The public is invited to celebrate the change of seasons and observe the night sky from 6:30 - 10:00 p.m., October 27, at the NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center.
Scientists and flight crew members with NASA's airborne mission to study Earth's polar ice are beginning another Antarctic campaign.
The final mission in the 2012 Ft. Sumner Scientific Balloon Campaign took place October 10 with the successful flight of the mission ProtoEXIST from Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.
NASA is requesting agencies, organizations and members of the public review and provide comments on a draft environmental impact statement for NASA’s Sounding Rockets Program at the Poker Flat Research Range, Alaska.
The NASA C-23 Sherpa aircraft, operated by Goddard Space Flight Center’s Wallops Flight Facility, returned home Oct. 8 from a successful six-month science campaign out of Fairbanks, Alaska.
NASA's Hurricane and Severe Storm Sentinel scientists had a fascinating tropical cyclone to study in long-lived Hurricane Nadine, making 5 flights over the storm.
Engineers at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility here have taken the task of staying on point quite literally—down to the arc second.
The Antares rocket rolled out to the launch pad at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility on the morning of Oct. 1, 2012.
Orbital Sciences Corporation’s Antares rocket rolls out to the launch pad at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility on the morning of Oct. 1, 2012. Over the next several months, Orbital plans a hot-fire test ...› View Image
Scientists are currently flying state-of-the-art, autonomously operated instruments to gather difficult-to-obtain measurements of wind speeds, precipitation, and cloud structures in and around tropical storms.