Today's successful test flight of Orbital Sciences' Antares rocket from the spaceport at Wallops Island, Virginia, demonstrates an additional private space-launch capability for the United States and lays the groundwork for the first Antares cargo mission to the International Space Station later this year," said John Holdren, director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy.
What does WI stand for?
WI stands for Wallops Island (Virginia)
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A Wednesday attempt to launch the rocket from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Virginia, was called off due to "a premature separation of an umbilical connection on the second stage".
of Dulles, Virginia, is set to launch its unmanned Antares rocket today from Wallops Island, Virginia, and it could be visible in cities from Washington to New York, The Times of India reported here.
Though many Sailors may never have heard of Wallops Island or the "Battle Group in the Sand," its impact on the fleet and the way we equip and fight our ships is enormous.
Krabill, a glaciologist at NASA's Wallops Island (Va.
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center plans to issue a request for offers for the management and operation of the Management Education Center at Wallops Island.
These efforts include incorporation of the eastern range frequency migration project Cape 1-A, Cape 1-B, Jonathan Dickerson Missile Tracking Area, Antigua, and Wallops Island.