Welcome to Virginia Space and the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS)


The Virginia Commercial Space Flight Authority (VCSFA), also known as ‘Virginia Space,' is a political subdivision of the Commonwealth of Virginia.  Virginia Space owns and operates the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS) and the MARS UMS Airfield.  

Virginia Space aims to provide and is proud to offer full-service launch and drone testing facilities for commercial, government, scientific and academic users.

The mission of Virginia Space is to serve as a driver for Virginia's New Economy by providing safe, reliable, and responsive space Access at competitive prices, and secure facilities for testing of unmanned vehicles for integration into the National Air Space. 

 

Successful OA-9 Launch to ISS from MARS Pad 0A

 


 

Dr. Linda Thomas Glover, ESCC President
STEM Internships with MARS

 

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