Wallops Flight Facility

Orbital Sciences' Antares rocket exploded seconds after liftoff on Oct. 28. at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility. (Screen shot courtesy of NASA)

Wallops Island Rocket Launch Pad Awaits Repairs

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.

12/17/2014

Orbital Sciences' Antares rocket exploded seconds after liftoff on Oct. 28. at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility. (Screen shot courtesy of NASA)

NASA Rocket Launch Explodes in Virginia

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.

10/28/2014

(Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images)

New Commercial Supply Ship, Launched From Va., Reaches Space Station

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.

09/30/2013

NASA (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

NASA Launches Drones From Va. To Study Storms

NASA is using former military surveillance drones to help study how tropical storms intensify.

09/11/2013

NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. (Photo: NASA/Bill Ingalls)

NASA Spacecraft Launching from Virginia Headed for Moon

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.

09/05/2013

Credit: Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images

NASA Launches Rocket From Virginia Facility

NASA has launched a rocket carrying an inflatable heat-shield technology demonstration flight from its Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

07/23/2012

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