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Wattsville, Virginia: Where NASA Launches Its Other Rockets

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Wallops Flight Facility Visitors Center

Address:
33975 Chincoteague Rd, Wattsville, VA
Directions:
At the Wallops Flight Facility visitors center. From US 13 turn east onto Hwy 175 for around six miles. The visitors center will be on the right (south side) across from the base. Look for the rockets.
Hours:
Daily 10-4. Gated after hours. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
757-824-2298
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Where NASA Launches Its Other Rockets

Observe NASA's less well-known rocket launches from on top of the Visitors Center. Rockets on the lawn.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [11/30/2008]

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Where NASA Launches Its Other Rockets

Great spot. Real missiles -- look for dates of upcoming launches.

[Janet, 04/24/2019]
Where NASA Launches Its Other Rockets

Cool little facility. The Visitor's Center is closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays, but we were able to walk around the grounds and see the outdoor displayed rockets. There are also picnic tables to use.

[dianne, 05/23/2014]

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