Wallops Flight Facility

NORTHROP GRUMMAN SUCCESSFULLY LAUNCHES 11TH CARGO DELIVERY MISSION TO THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION

Northrop Grumman Corporation successfully launched its Antares rocket carrying a Cygnus spacecraft Wednesday, April 17, at 4:46 p.m. EDT from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport Pad 0A on Wallops Island, Virginia, at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility. The launch marks Northrop Grumman’s 11th cargo mission carrying supplies to the astronauts aboard the International Space Station for NASA. […]

ATLANTIC STORM SYSTEM DELAYS NASA RESUPPLY LAUNCH TO SPACE STATION

NASA and its partner Orbital ATK have postponed the launch of the company’s next commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station to no earlier than Sunday, October 16, as the agency prepares for Tropical Storm Nicole at its tracking site in Bermuda. A Sunday launch would occur at 8:03 p.m. EDT from NASA’s Wallops […]

ANTARES LAUNCH STATUS UPDATE

Orbital ATK completed a stage test at the end of May and final data review has confirmed the test was successful, clearing the way for the Antares return to flight. Simultaneously, the company has been conducting final integration and check out of the flight vehicle that will launch the OA-5 mission to ensure that all […]

NASA VISITOR CENTER ANNOUNCES WINTER ASTRONOMY SERIES

The NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center will host an Astronomy and Night Sky Winter Series beginning Friday, January 15, from 7 – 10 p.m. During each event, participants will have the opportunity to take part in a variety of activities that include an Astronomy 101 presentation, astronomy-themed movies, and hands-on activities and crafts. The […]

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