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Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

Look up to witness the return of human spaceflight at Kennedy Space Center. After nearly eight years, astronauts will once again launch into space from American soil. NASA’s Commercial Crew Program has produced the next generation of American spacecraft, the SpaceX Crew Dragon and the Boeing CST-100 Starliner, which will transport astronauts to the International Space Station. See these historic launches at the closest public viewing area on the Space Coast at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.  

More interactive than a museum, more inspirational than a science center, and more authentic and educational than a theme park, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex offers a mix of thrilling simulators, breath-taking attractions, behind-the-scenes tours, interactive exhibits, larger-than-life 3D space films, rocket launch viewing opportunities and more. A vacation destination like nowhere else on Earth, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex brings to life the epic story of the U.S. space program. The attraction offers a full day or more of awe and excitement for the whole family. Unforgettable experiences include Space Shuttle AtlantisSM, featuring Shuttle Launch Experience®; the Kennedy Space Center (KSC) Bus Tour featuring the Apollo/Saturn V Center with an actual Saturn V moon rocket; 3D space films, Astronaut Encounter featuring a veteran NASA astronaut daily; Journey To Mars: Explorers Wanted; the Rocket Garden; and many other interactive exhibits, including Heroes & Legends and the All new "Chat with an Astronaut" Experience!

The All new ATX (Astronaut Training Experience), provides visitors with the opportunity to train to be a real astronaut. Combined with Mars Base 1, where trainees can experience life on the Red planet, KSC offers many fantastic experiences.

And Now open is Gateway, the Deep Space Launch Complex.

Launch into the Future of Spaceflight at Gateway: The Deep Space Launch Complex An All-new Attraction at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex! Experience space travel of tomorrow while celebrating rocketry’s past, present and future. Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex’s bold new attraction about the future of collaborative space exploration includes a showcase of NASA and commercial spaceflight hardware with immersive displays as well as a “journey” through space. Gateway: The Deep Space Launch Complex in the shadow of the Rocket Garden is a truly fascinating experience




Philip Britton



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