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Wallops Island, Virginia is located in Accomack County. Zip codes in Wallops Island, VA include 23337.

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5 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal


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12 hrs ago | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

NTSB investigating plane crash off Wallops Island

According to Peter Knudson with the National Transportation Safety Board , the plane was on a flight path from Waukesha, Wisconsin to Manassas, Virginia.


16 hrs ago | Time

Watch a 3,500-Pound Spaceship Burn Up in the Atmosphere

The Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket, with the Cygnus spacecraft onboard, is pictured launching from Pad-0A on July 13, 2014, at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, Virginia.


Fri Aug 29, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

NASA Langley, NOAA study the birth of hurricanes | With Video

Luke Ziemba, an aerosols scientist at NASA Langley, recently returned from a flight aboard a P-3 Hurricane Hunter aircraft with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to fly through Hurricane Cristobal to study how aerosols can affect storms.


Thu Aug 28, 2014

ABC News

Rocket Launch From Wallops Island Tests New Tech

NASA says a Black Brant IX suborbital rocket was launched at 5 a.m. Thursday from the agency's Wallops Island Flight Facility on Virginia's Eastern Shore.


The Miami Herald

Rocket launch from Wallops Island tests new tech

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Wed Aug 27, 2014


NASA begins hurricane mission with Global Hawk flight to Cristobal

The NASA Global Hawk 872 lands at 7:43 a.m. EDT, Aug. 27, at the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia following a 22-hour transit flight from its home base at the... The first of two unmanned Global Hawk aircraft landed at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Virginia, on Aug. 27 after surveying Hurricane Cristobal for the first science ... (more)


Mon Aug 25, 2014

WTKR-TV Norfolk

NASA to launch sub-orbital rocket from Wallops Island early Thursday morning

NASA will test a new sub-payload deployment method for suborbital rocket missions with the launch of a Black Brant IX sounding rocket between 5 and 6 a.m. Backup launch days are Aug. 29 and Sept.


Fri Aug 22, 2014

CBS Local

Mortar Off The Crotch Dude's On Fire

The Antares rocket lifts off from the launchpad at the NASA facility on Wallops Island Va., Sunday, beginning a test mission that has now been deemed a success.


Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

NASA to launch two rockets from Wallops Island

The launches, for the Department of Defense, will happen about a week apart between Tuesday and Sept.



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