NASA Sounding Rocket Operations Contract III (NSROC III)

NASA Sounding Rocket Operations Contract III  
Rocket Launch 

Northrop Grumman is the prime contractor for the NASA Sounding Rocket Operations Contract III (NSROC III) centered at the NASA Wallops Flight Facility (WFF) in Virginia. Northrop Grumman’s Technical Services Division is responsible for planning, coordinating, and carrying out sounding rocket missions from locations in the United States and around the world. Sounding rockets conduct suborbital missions for scientific and atmospheric research.

Launch operations are conducted at world-wide permanent and temporary ranges. Missions have recently flown from:

  • White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico
  • Wallops Island, Virginia
  • Poker Flat Research Range, Alaska
  • Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands
  • Andøya Rocket Range, Norway

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