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.
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.