April 16, 2019 all-day
NASA Flight Facility at Wallops Island
$80 for Members, $90 for Guests and Extended Family Members
Jennifer (Idzi) Greenawalt

Tour NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility! Discover some of the many amazing operations occuring at Wallops Island. Bayside Institute will experience the Suborbital Rockets Tour of the facility, which will include a full itinerary of tours, fascinating information, and a boxed lunch. Space is limited to 18 participants and closed toe shoes are required. Our itinerary is outlined below.

Please note there is a possibility that this tour may have to be rescheduled. The Antares rocket launch is currently scheduled for April 17, 2019 at 4:46 p.m. Due to on-going launch support activities for this large scale mission, the NASA Visitor Center and NASA Facilities are unavailable to support group tours 5 days prior and 5 days after the launch date. In the event of a rescheduled tour, if you are registered, you will have first right to the rescheduled date.

8:30 a.m. – Depart from Bayside’s Welcome Center via passenger bus for Wallops Island
Please arrive at the Welcome Center at 8:15 a.m.

10:00 a.m. – Arrive at the NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center

10:30 a.m. – Tour Fabrication (30 minutes)

11:10 a.m. – Tour Testing (30 minutes)

12:00 p.m. – Boxed Lunch in Cafeteria (45 minutes)

1:00 p.m. – Tour Range Control Center Observation Deck (30 minutes)

2:00 p.m. – Sounding Rocket Launch Pads  (30 minutes)

3:15 p.m. – Departure

Your class fee includes transportation to and from Wallops Island, the tour, and a boxed lunch (which you will be contacted for following your registration).