NASA Visitor Center at Wallops Flight Facility
Wallops Flight Facility is a local NASA facility for suborbital and small orbital flight projects, Earth Science research and technology development. Wallops Flight Facility is NASA's only owned and operated launch range.
Launch schedules are available on the NASA-Wallops Flight Facility website as well as on the Wallops Public Information Line by calling (757) 824-2050.
One of the best areas for for viewing rocket launches and aircraft activities at the Wallops Flight Facility is from the NASA Visitor Center. The Center is located on Rt. 175 directly across from the Wallops runways. The Visitor Center, part of the Robert L. Krieger Education Complex, is open Thursday through Monday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission to Visitor Center programs is free. For further information, please call (757) 824-2298. The facility has plenty of parking, a museum, and a clear view of the rocket launch facilities on Wallops Island. From this site, visitors can get details of the the launch schedules, countdown status, weather and other launch factors. Televisions also provide visitors views of the launch pad.
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