Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts Names Therrin Protze New Chief Operating Officer of Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
01.17.2014

Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts Names Therrin Protze New Chief Operating Officer of Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

BUFFALO, N.Y. and CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Jan. 17, 2014) – Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts, a leading provider of stewardship and hospitality in special places, has named Therrin Protze chief operating officer (COO) of Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.
 
Space Shuttle Atlantis<sup>SM</sup> – World’s Most Comprehensive Attraction Devoted to NASA’s 30-Year Space Shuttle Program – Opens  June 29 at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
06.28.2013

Space Shuttle AtlantisSM – World’s Most Comprehensive Attraction Devoted to NASA’s 30-Year Space Shuttle Program – Opens June 29 at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (June 24, 2013) KENNEDY SPACE CENTER – On June 29, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will open the doors to the world’s most comprehensive and interactive attraction devoted to NASA’s 30-year Space Shuttle Program –Space Shuttle Atlantis.SM
 
View of Atlantis with Open Payload Bay Doors Open Is Even  More Rare Than Guests May Expect
06.07.2013

View of Atlantis with Open Payload Bay Doors Open Is Even More Rare Than Guests May Expect

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (June 7, 2013) KENNEDY SPACE CENTER
When guests visit the new Space Shuttle AtlantisSM attraction, they will be treated to a sight previously seen only by astronauts in space – Atlantis tilted at a 43.21-degree angle with its payload bay doors open as if it has just undocked from the International Space Station (ISS). What guests may not realize is how rare it is for the payload bay doors to be open when Atlantis is not in space.
Full-Size, High-Fidelity Replica of Hubble Space Telescope Installed Inside New Space Shuttle AtlantisSM
06.07.2013

Full-Size, High-Fidelity Replica of Hubble Space Telescope Installed Inside New Space Shuttle AtlantisSM

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (June 7, 2013) KENNEDY SPACE CENTER – The world’s most comprehensive attraction devoted to the space shuttle, Space Shuttle AtlantisSM at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, is much more than a permanent home for the priceless Atlantis spacecraft.
 
Angry Birds™ Space Encounter Opens  at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
03.22.2013

Angry Birds™ Space Encounter Opens at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (March 22, 2013)– KENNEDY SPACE CENTER –– The internationally popular Angry Birds have landed at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex for a new mission in space.
 
Angry Birds Space Encounter, the first comprehensive, interactive Angry Birds attraction in the United States designed for people of all ages, opened today at the Visitor Complex. Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex partnered with Rovio Entertainment, creator of the globally successful Angry Birds franchise, including Angry Birds Space, to bring the beloved characters to life.
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Welcomes Angry Birds™ Space Encounter March 22
03.06.2013

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Welcomes Angry Birds™ Space Encounter March 22

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. (March 6, 2013)– Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex has partnered with Rovio Entertainment, creator of the globally successful Angry Birds  franchise including Angry Birds Space, to bring the casual puzzle game to life. The new Angry Birds™ Space Encounter, set to open at the Visitor Complex at 11 a.m. on March 22, is the first comprehensive, interactive Angry Birds attraction in the United States designed for people of all ages.
 
The grand opening of Angry Birds Space Encounter will feature an appearance by NASA astronaut Donald Pettit, Ph.D., who previously announced from the International Space Station that NASA and Rovio would partner on the creation of the Angry Birds Space game.
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Unveils Name, Logo and  Opening Date for New $100 Million Home for Space Shuttle Atlantis
02.21.2013

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Unveils Name, Logo and Opening Date for New $100 Million Home for Space Shuttle Atlantis

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. (Feb. 21, 2013) – NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex marked yet another major milestone today in the construction of its 90,000-square-foot, $100 million home for space shuttle Atlantis by announcing the official name and visual identity for the exhibit, as well as the grand opening date of June 29, 2013.
Addition of $100 Million Home of Space Shuttle Atlantis, Other Experiences Enhancing Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex as a 2013 Destination
02.07.2013

Addition of $100 Million Home of Space Shuttle Atlantis, Other Experiences Enhancing Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex as a 2013 Destination

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. (Feb. 7, 2013) – Following an action-filled 2012, NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, just east of Orlando, is anticipating a momentous 2013 highlighted by the unveiling of the new $100 million home of space shuttle Atlantis this summer.
Kennedy Space Center Previews New $100 Million Home of Space Shuttle Atlantis for 2,300 Providers at NTA’s Travel Exchange
01.21.2013

Kennedy Space Center Previews New $100 Million Home of Space Shuttle Atlantis for 2,300 Providers at NTA’s Travel Exchange

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. (Jan. 21, 2013)Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex provided more than 2,300 travel providers with a preview of the $100 million new home of Space Shuttle Atlantis Sunday during the opening night of Travel Exchange.
First Phase of 10-Year Master Plan — $16 Million Entry Plaza, Retail Shop and Restaurant — Unveiled Dec. 27 at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
12.27.2012

First Phase of 10-Year Master Plan — $16 Million Entry Plaza, Retail Shop and Restaurant — Unveiled Dec. 27 at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

On Thursday, Dec. 27, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will unveil the first phase of improvements designed to dramatically enhance the guest experience. Those visiting during the holiday season will be among the very first to experience the attraction’s brand new $16 million entry. The enhancements are part of a 10-year Master Plan developed by Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex concessioner, Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts, in partnership with NASA’s Kennedy Space Center.
 
The new entry includes a grand plaza and fountain; ticket stations and self-service kiosks; will call, guest services and information stations; a retail shop; and a restaurant.