Wallops Flight Facility
Despite a massive explosion in October, authorities say a state-owned launch pad at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility should be repaired and ready for testing late next year.
The owners of a commercial supply ship that exploded moments after liftoff promised to find the cause of the failed delivery mission to the International Space Station and warned residents to not touch any debris they might stumble across from the craft, which was carrying hazardous materials.
NASA’s newest delivery service made its first-ever shipment to the International Space Station on Sunday, another triumph for the booming commercial space arena that has its sights set on launching astronauts.
NASA is using former military surveillance drones to help study how tropical storms intensify.
NASA is headed back to the moon, this time to explore its thin atmosphere and rough dust. The robotic spacecraft LADEE will fly to the moon by way of Virginia’s Eastern Shore.
NASA has launched a rocket carrying an inflatable heat-shield technology demonstration flight from its Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.