Atlas V Rocket Launches Mini Space Plane Dec. 11
12.07.2012

Atlas V Rocket Launches Mini Space Plane Dec. 11

Experience the excitement of a space launch from Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex as an Atlas V rocket launches a space plane prototype on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012. Special launch viewing areas for guests and live launch commentary from mission control are included in admission to the Visitor Complex. The launch window is scheduled between 1:03 and 6:03 p.m. EDT from Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
Guests Invited to Celebrate the Holidays at  Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex’s ‘Holidays in Space’
11.21.2012

Guests Invited to Celebrate the Holidays at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex’s ‘Holidays in Space’

Guests can celebrate the holiday sights and sounds as Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex presents the second annual “Holidays in Space” November 23 through January 1. The Visitor Complex will be adorned with a stunning array of holiday decorations and feature daily visits and storytelling with Santa and Mrs. Claus, as well as heartwarming performances of favorite holiday songs by strolling carolers.
 
Media Events for Space Shuttle Atlantis Move to  Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
10.29.2012

Media Events for Space Shuttle Atlantis Move to Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

Space Shuttle Atlantis will travel from Kennedy Space Center’s Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) to its permanent display at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. News media are invited to cover and photograph Atlantis along the 9.8 mile journey. Media will have an opportunity for up-close views of Atlantis at Exploration Park and as Atlantis approaches the Visitor Complex.
Space Shuttle Atlantis to Make Historic Final Journey at Kennedy Space Center in Last-Ever Move of a NASA Orbiter
10.29.2012

Space Shuttle Atlantis to Make Historic Final Journey at Kennedy Space Center in Last-Ever Move of a NASA Orbiter

Fans of NASA’s Space Shuttle Program will have their last opportunity to see an orbiter on the move when Atlantis makes its historic final journey on Nov. 2 at Kennedy Space Center.
 
Atlantis will travel the nearly 10 miles from Kennedy Space Center to its new home at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Because of crowd logistics and security – 70 percent of the route is in the restricted area of the space center – the only viewing opportunities for the move are being offered by the visitor complex via two different ticket packages requiring advance reservations.
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Invites the Public to  Celebrate Historic Final Journey of Space Shuttle Atlantis Nov.2
09.19.2012

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Invites the Public to Celebrate Historic Final Journey of Space Shuttle Atlantis Nov.2

NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will host a series of events to celebrate Space Shuttle Atlantis’ historic final trip to its new home at the Visitor Complex on Friday, November 2, 2012.
NASA Giving Kennedy Space Center Visitors  Up-Close Access to Launch Pad
07.19.2012

NASA Giving Kennedy Space Center Visitors Up-Close Access to Launch Pad

For the first time in the 50-year history of Kennedy Space Center, NASA on Friday will begin allowing public visitors to tour one of the launch pads from which the space shuttles and Apollo Saturn V moon rockets were launched.
3-2-1! Camp Kennedy Space Center Launches Summer Fun With Week-long Day Camps for Inquisitive Kids Ages 8-14
06.28.2012

3-2-1! Camp Kennedy Space Center Launches Summer Fun With Week-long Day Camps for Inquisitive Kids Ages 8-14

For parents still looking for summer activities to keep their kids entertained and engaged, Camp Kennedy Space Center day camp provides young people with an inspiring week of fun and enriching space activities.
Kennedy Space Center’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Includes Nod to the Past and Look to the Future
06.27.2012

Kennedy Space Center’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Includes Nod to the Past and Look to the Future

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Kennedy Space Center on Sunday, July 1 with a program that includes NASA officials discussing the historic spaceport and the dynamic transformation underway to support the next generation of space exploration.
Kennedy Space Center Welcoming Visitors During 50th Anniversary Year with Special Tours and Offers
05.18.2012

Kennedy Space Center Welcoming Visitors During 50th Anniversary Year with Special Tours and Offers

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. (May 18, 2012) – NASA is offering visitors rare access to several key areas of Kennedy Space Center during its 50th anniversary year to enhance a popular destination that already features an array of authentic attractions showcasing the space program and opportunities for up-close viewing of ongoing rocket launches.