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ADVERTORIAL From the dawn of space exploration to the current and ongoing missions, you can get an up-close, hands-on feel for the story of humans in space. THE NOW AND NEXT OF SPACE TRAVEL Opening March 2022 is Gateway: The Deep Space Launch Complex at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Explore the future of space exploration and experience the interstellar travel of tomorrow while celebrating what is happening right now within our space programme. Discover the current innovations of space exploration by getting up close to actual spacecraft. See visionary designs for solutions to propel the pathway of human deep space travel. Then, enter the spaceport of the future, preparing yourself to launch on one of four spectacular deep space journeys. The thrill is within reach. Experience it for yourself at the all-new Gateway: The Deep Space Launch Complex, coming soon to Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. NOSE TO NOSE WITH SPACE SHUTTLE ATLANTIS A ship like no other, the space shuttle launched like a rocket and landed like a glider while transporting astronauts to space and back for 30 years. Stand in awe of this American icon: space shuttle Atlantis. Explore key missions, learn how to dock and land the orbiter with training simulators and discover the legacy of NASA’s Space Shuttle Program. WITNESS LIFTOFF Witnessing a live rocket launch is a jawdropping, bucket-list experience. Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex provides the closest public viewing of rocket launches with live launch commentary from space experts. Viewing locations are within a few miles/kilometers from the launch pads, so you can see and feel the liftoff of spacecraft leaving Earth under the full power of mighty rocket engines. PLAY ON THE PLANETS A new, fully-immersive multiple-story play experience is open with Planet Play. Designed for a younger generation of space explorers ages two-12, Planet Play is an indoor interactive area where children explore a whole new world of play. ONE SMALL STEP TO THE APOLLO/ SATURN V CENTER The Apollo/Saturn V Center pays homage to the people and machines that made the improbable possible and the future seem bigger than we ever dared to dream. Stand in amazement under the gigantic Saturn V, the largest rocket ever flown. This one-ofa-kind attraction celebrates the feat of putting humans on the Moon, and the awe felt in that moment by all humankind. Look Up. KENNEDYSPACECENTER.COM