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Wallops Island in Accomack County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Dr. Robert L. Krieger

Robert L. Krieger Education Complex

— NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center —

 
 
Robert L. Krieger Education Complex Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, August 27, 2022
1. Robert L. Krieger Education Complex Marker
Inscription.  
Dedicated in honor of
Dr. Robert L. Krieger
1916 - 1990


Leader of Wallops from 1948-1981, he guided the facility through years of expansion and research, He was very involved in educational and civic activities on the Eastern Shore.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceEducationScience & Medicine. A significant historical year for this entry is 1948.
 
Location. 37° 56.318′ N, 75° 27.447′ W. Marker is on Wallops Island, Virginia, in Accomack County. Marker can be reached from Chincoteague Road (Virginia Route 175) 2.3 miles north of Atlantic Road. Marker is located near Launchpad Viewing Area 1 at the NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 35442 Chincoteague Rd, Wallops Island VA 23337, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Welcome to the NASA Visitor Center (here, next to this marker); Black Brant IX (a few steps from this marker); Nike-Cajun (within shouting distance of this marker); Little Joe (within shouting distance
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of this marker); Nike-Orion (within shouting distance of this marker); Astrobee + Aerobee 150 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); NASA Wallops Flight Facility (about 400 feet away); An Island of Research and Exploration (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wallops Island.
 
Also see . . .
1. NASA’s Flight Facility. (Submitted on August 29, 2022, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
2. Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center. (Submitted on August 29, 2022, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
 
Robert L. Krieger Education Complex Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, August 27, 2022
2. Robert L. Krieger Education Complex Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 4, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 29, 2022, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 170 times since then and 104 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 29, 2022, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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