It was a historic day for Wallops Flight Facility when the Antares medium-class space launch vehicle – the largest rocket ever launched from the Wallops Range – made its maiden voyage on April 21, 2013.
RMMO helped support the successful engine test of the first stage of the Antares rocket scheduled to launch to the International Space Station (ISS) this year..
VISIONS sucessfully launched from Poker Flat Research Range Feb. 6, 2013, into an auroral substorm.
Red gas clouds lit up the sky January 29, 2013, as Wallops launched a sounding rocket carrying an experimental lithium canister payload. The results from mission were used to determine flight configurations for future launches.
The range successfully tested a third stage motor on a Talos/Terrier MK70/Oriole vehicle on Sept. 22, 2012.
A two-stage Terrier Mk12 - Improved Malemale rocket with a payload integrated by university students and teachers launched from Wallops Flight Facility's range on Sept. 21, 2012.