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

Welcome to the NASA Visitor Center

 
 
NASA-Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 25, 1999
1. NASA-Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center Marker
Inscription. The visitor center displays NASA’s past, present and future projects, as well as, Wallops flight facility’s role in Aeronautical and Space research. The NASA Goddard Space Flight Center’s Wallops flight facility was established in 1945, and is one of the oldest launch ranges in the country. Today, Wallops manages NASA’s suborbital vehicles program using sounding rockets, balloons, and aircraft for scientific research worldwide.
 
Location. 37° 56.318′ N, 75° 27.443′ W. Marker is in Wallops Island, Virginia, in Accomack County. Marker is on Chincoteague Road (Virginia Route 175) 2.2 miles west of Atlantic Road (Virginia Route 798), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Building J20 Route 175, Wallops Island VA 23337, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. NASA Wallops Flight Facility (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Christ Sanctified Holy Church (approx. 5.4 miles away); Captain Timothy Hill House (approx. 5˝ miles away); The Wild Ponies (approx. 5.8 miles away); Founder of Presbyterianism
NASA-Wallops Flight Facility image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 25, 1999
2. NASA-Wallops Flight Facility
(approx. 5.8 miles away); Assateague Light House (approx. 5.8 miles away); Still Shining...After All These Years (approx. 5.8 miles away); Welcome to Assateague Village (approx. 5.8 miles away).
 
Categories. Air & Space
 
NASA-Wallops Flight Facility image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 25, 1999
3. NASA-Wallops Flight Facility
Nike-Cajun Rocket at NASA Wallops Flight Facility image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 25, 1999
4. Nike-Cajun Rocket at NASA Wallops Flight Facility
NASA Visitor Center image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, July 12, 2013
5. NASA Visitor Center
Welcome to the NASA Visitor Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, July 12, 2013
6. Welcome to the NASA Visitor Center Marker
Nike-Cajun rocket image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, July 17, 2013
7. Nike-Cajun rocket
Four-Stage Reentry Vehicle image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, July 17, 2013
8. Four-Stage Reentry Vehicle
Plaque describing Four-Stage Reentry Vehicle image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, July 17, 2013
9. Plaque describing Four-Stage Reentry Vehicle
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 18, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 10, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 246 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 10, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234.   5, 6. submitted on October 17, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.   7, 8, 9. submitted on October 11, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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