Wallops Island

September 10, 2013

Kamikaze Moon mission on track as NASA grips its tumbling LADEE

NASA has confirmed that its LADEE (Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer) probe is back on track for lunar orbit after being temporarily left tumbling by […]
September 9, 2013

NASA probe on its way to the moon after glitch resolved

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.  – Engineers have resolved a minor glitch with a new NASA robotic lunar probe, which blasted off Friday night for the first leg […]
September 7, 2013

Nasa spacecraft blasts off for moon mission

The Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer spacecraft, known as LADEE, was designed to look for dust rising from the lunar surface, a phenomenon reported by […]
September 3, 2013

New Moon Probe Raises Questions About What to Do Next in Space

The last moon mission on NASA’s current schedule — a small, unmanned spacecraft that will study moon dust and the lunar atmosphere — is scheduled to launch […]
July 30, 2013

1st Operational Cygnus Module Bound for ISS Lands at NASA Wallops Launch Site

NASA WALLOPS ISLAND, VA – The 1st operational Cygnus cargo spacecraft slated to ferry crucial supplies to the International Space Station (ISS) under a commercial contract with NASA, has […]