News Archive / Tagged: Wallops Island
Rocket Lab’s Electron deploys two Capella radar satellitesSteve HammerMarch 17th, 2023
With a loud roar and trail of flame, Rocket Lab’s Electron hoisted a pair of Capella Space satellites into the evening sky.
Rocket Lab’s Electron rocket makes Virginia debutSteve HammerJanuary 24th, 2023
Rocket Lab launched its first Electron rocket from the United States, sending satellites into orbit for the company Hawkeye 360.
Penultimate Antares 230+ rocket lofts Cygnus spacecraft to ISSSteve HammerNovember 7th, 2022
Northrop Grumman’s Antares rocket disrupted a normally peaceful morning as it lifted off over the Atlantic from the Mid Atlantic Regional Spaceport at Wallops Island, Virginia, with the Cygnus NG-18 cargo mission to the International Space Station.
NG-18 Cygnus cargo ship to launch new science to ISSSteve HammerNovember 5th, 2022
Northrop Grumman and NASA are set to fly the NG-18 Cygnus spacecraft to the International Space Station from Wallops Island, Virginia.
Minotaur I rocket lofts classified NROL-111 payload into orbitSteve HammerJune 15th, 2021
A Minotaur I rocket fired off of Pad 0B at Wallops Island, Virginia, to send the NROL-111 mission into orbit for the National Reconnaissance Office.
NG-15 Cygnus takes aim on the ISS following successful launchDerek RichardsonFebruary 20th, 2021
Northrop Grumman’s NG-15 Cygnus cargo freighter has been sent on its way to the International Space Station after soaring into orbit atop an Antares rocket.
Northrop Grumman set to loft NROL-129 atop Minotaur IVSean CostelloJuly 14th, 2020
Teams from Northrop Grumman, the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and the Mid-Atlantic Spaceport (MARS) are all reporting as being poised and ready to launch the NROL-129 mission tomorrow, July 15, 2020, atop a Minotaur IV rocket. Even the weather appears to be supportive, with the latest forecast indicating only a 10% chance of violating acceptable […]
Gallery: Antares lights up Virginia skies with Cygnus flight to space stationDerek RichardsonNovember 18th, 2018
In the dark of night, an Antares rocket launched from Virginia to send the Cygnus cargo ship to orbit to resupply the International Space Station.