NASA and the National Science Foundation have successfully launched and demonstrated a newly designed super pressure balloon in Antarctica.
Scientists announced Wednesday the discovery of a previously unidentified nearby source of high-energy cosmic rays. The finding was made with a NASA-funded balloon-borne instrument high over Antarctica.
NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility will be recognized by the Commonwealth of Virginia for its contributions to aerospace research during a historical marker unveiling ceremony at 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 22, at the NASA Visitor Center.
As the summer fire season heats up, NASA aircraft are set to follow the trail of smoke plumes from some of Earth's northernmost forest fires, examining their contribution to arctic pollution and implications for climate change.
University faculty and students from across the country will RockOn! with NASA during a workshop June 22 - 27 at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island in Virginia. During RockOn!, they will learn the basics of building experiments for flight on suborbital rockets
NASA explores some of the most far-out parts of space, but NASA also does research much closer to home. In fact, NASA Earth Science satellites are taking part in the management and recovery of an ecosystem right in our own backyard, the Chesapeake Bay.
NASA begins the most extensive field campaign ever to investigate the chemistry of the Arctic's lower atmosphere.
March 1st marks the beginning of the annual model rocket season at NASA Wallops Flight Facility’s Visitor Center. For nearly 25 years, the Visitor Center’s staff has been routinely launching an assortment of low power model rockets for public viewing.
NASA has selected 10 offerors to receive Aircraft Catalog Blanket Purchase Agreements, or BPAs, to provide the agency with access to a variety of airborne platforms to conduct airborne science research and range support including, radar surveillance and telemetry relay capability.
NASA and the National Science Foundation have achieved a new milestone in conducting scientific observations from balloons, by launching and operating three long-duration flights within a single Antarctic summer
NASA and the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) opened a new chapter in the world of hurricane observation by making the first unmanned flight into Hurricane Noel.
A NASA Black Brant IX suborbital sounding rocket was successfully launched at 12:12 a.m., Tuesday, October 30, from the NASA Wallops Flight Facility.
The NASA P-3 Orion Aircraft with a compliment of scientists and support personnel has spent the past several weeks in Greenland in an effort to observe the current state of the Greenland ice-sheet
NASA is expanding a highly successful internship program for undergraduate students.
The NASA Wallops Flight Facility is supporting two NASA suborbital sounding rocket missions from Wallops Island in September.
An Air Force Minotaur 1 rocket was successfully launched at 2:48 a.m. EDT on April 24 from the NASA Wallops Flight Facility.
The Missile Defense Agency, in partnership with NASA and the U.S. Air Force, plans to conduct a rocket launch between 3 and 3:30 a.m., April 23, 2007, from the NASA Wallops Island Facility, Va.
The flight of the SpaceX Falcon 1 launch vehicle on March 21, named Demo2, from the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command’s Reagan Test Site, Omelek Island, Kwajalein Atoll, Republic of the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean was being closely monitored by engineers at the Wallops Flight Facility.
Icarus, a rocket developed by students from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Fla., was successfully launched at 6:15 a.m., March 22, from the Wallops Flight Facility.
The NASA Wallops Flight Facility demonstrated its quick response capabilities with the successful launch December 16 of an U.S. Air Force Minotaur 1 rocket from the east coast of Virginia.