• Wallops News

    NASA Aircraft Examine Impact of Forest Fires on Arctic Climate

    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.

  • An Orion Rocket on the pad at Wallops Flight Facility.

    University Faculty and Students to "RockOn!" With NASA

    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

  • Chesapeake Bay

    NASA Satellites Aid in Chesapeake Bay Recovery

    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.

  • P-3 Departing from Wallops Flight Facility

    NASA Launches Airborne Study of Arctic Atmosphere, Air Pollution

    NASA begins the most extensive field campaign ever to investigate the chemistry of the Arctic's lower atmosphere.

  • Victoria Rose (left) launches her model rocket while Alyson Hickman waits for a turn on the launcher.

    Model Rocket Launches at the NASA Visitor Center

    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 Awards Aircraft Catalog Blanket Purchase Agreement

    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.

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