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View A Space Launch from NASA Wallops Visitor Center!

October 17, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

NASA Wallops Visitor CenterWhether you’re a hardcore space junky or just your average joe, watching a Nasa rocket launch is exciting to behold! You can view launches from NASA Wallops Visitor Center, or from Chincoteague Island, itself!

The NASA Wallops Visitor Center on Wallops Island, Virginia, is just ten minutes from Chincoteague Island. The center contains interactive exhibits highlighting the history of Wallops Flight Facility, one of the oldest launch sites on the planet! The facility is free to visit and will have you feeling like an astronaut, yourself!

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Lift Off for Wallops Flight Facility NASA Visitor Center!

February 21, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

NASA Visitor Center at Wallops Flight FacilityThere’s nowhere quite as quaint and peaceful as Chincoteague Island – which makes it even more surprising that, just ten minutes away, they’re launching rockets into space at the Wallops Flight Facility NASA Visitor Center – and you can watch for free!

Yes, you read that correctly: The NASA Visitor Center at Wallops Flight Facility is just a short drive form the quiet beauty of Chincoteague and Assateague Islands.

One of the oldest rocket-launch sites in the world – it opened in 1945 – Wallops Flight Facility is fully a active facility, regularly hosting space launches

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Visit Nasa Visitor Center and Launch Site Near Chincoteague

June 9, 2011 by

Nasa Visitor Center Near Chincoteague

Nasa Visitor Center Near Chincoteague

Near Chincoteague Island discover what has been going on since 1945 at one of the oldest launch sites in the world. No spacecraft needed to have an astronauts-eye-view of the planets and moons at the new Science On a Sphere Theatre. A six-foot-diameter globe provides stunning visual effects from real scientific data. The animated sphere seems to float in space – just as an astronaut would see the Earth!

 

 

Nasa Visitor Center Schedule:

Mar – Jun: Thursday – Monday 10 to 4.
July 4-Labor Day: Daily 10 to 4.
Sept – Nov: Thursday – Monday 10 to 4.
Dec – Feb: Monday – Friday 10 to 4.

Goddard Space Flight Center, Wallops Flight Facility, Building J-17
Wallops Island , VA 23337  Phone 1: 757-824-2298 Nasa Visitor’s Center Website

While visiting on the Eastern Shore, please come and stay with us at the Island Manor House, Bed and Breakfast on beautiful Chincoteague Island! We are located  just minutes from NASA’s visitor center and launch site!

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