WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. (AP) - NASA's Wallops Flight Facility is holding an open house for the public to celebrate its 70th anniversary.
The event will be held on Saturday. Wallops launched its first rocket on June 27, 1945.
Wallops director Bill Wrobel says in a news release that the facility wants to give the public a first-hand look at its diverse missions.
The scientific balloon lab and the sounding rocket payload facility are among the facilities that will be open.