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Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Announces New Safety Guidelines

CAPE CANAVERAL – (May 16, 2021) – KENNEDY SPACE CENTER – Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will be updating guest safety guidelines in accordance with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Beginning Monday, May 17, 2021, guests who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 will no longer be required to wear face coverings while outdoors. All guests, including those who have been fully vaccinated, will still be required to wear face coverings in all indoor locations. Indoor locations include all attractions, attraction queues, show viewing areas, restaurants and bus transportation to the Apollo/Saturn V Center. Maintaining social distancing will still be required in all outdoor and indoor locations.

The visitor complex will continue all precautionary measures including limited attendance, encouraging advance daily admission purchases and implementing increased frequency of sanitization and disinfection.

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To help protect against the spread of COVID-19 and help ensure guest and employee safety, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex has taken and will continue to take actions to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus based on the guidance of the CDC. An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. These precautions are temporary and are subject to change at any time based on the recommendations of the CDC, State of Florida and Brevard County.

About Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex brings to life the epic story of the U.S. space program, offering a full day or more of fun, inspiration and educational activities. Currently open with limited capacity due to COVID-19, included with admission are Heroes & Legends, featuring the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame®, presented by Boeing, Space Shuttle Atlantis®, Journey To Mars: Explorers Wanted, space films, the Rocket Garden, the all-new Planet Play and the recently re-opened Apollo/Saturn V Center. Only 45 minutes from Orlando, Fla., Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex opens daily at 10 a.m. with closing times varying by season. Admission is $57 + tax for adults and $47 + tax for children ages 3 – 11. For more information, call 877-313-2610 or visit
Twitter: @ExploreSpaceKSC


Media Contacts:
Lauren Eisele Walbert, Sandy Hillman Communications,, 410-616-8943