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On this site, you’ll find the most up-to-date information on Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, the gateway for more than 1.5 million people annually to discover America’s space exploration program. We are dedicated to assisting the news and travel media with coordinating individual visits, group press trips, story ideas and fact checking.


30 Days of Giving Benefits Brevard County Sharing Centers this Holiday Season

Brevard County residents can share the spirit of the holidays by giving to those in need during 30 Days of Giving at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Residents of Brevard County are invited to participate in the third annual program supporting area food banks and offering 70 percent off admission for up to six people to Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex from Nov. 1-30, 2014.  more >

This Week in Space: October, 2014

October 1, 1958: The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) was founded. Following the vision of its predecessor NACA, NASA accomplished giant leaps in space exploration for the past 56 years. NASA continues on a path towards deep space exploration with plans to launch the Orion capsule this December, which is capable of travelling to Mars. More information on the upcoming EFT-1 launch can be found at more >

Out of this World Holiday Gifts for Space Enthusiasts at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

Looking for the perfect holiday gift for the space enthusiast in your life? Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex’s The Space Shop is the world’s largest on-line store for space fans and features more than 300 space-centric items. Mission Control at The Space Shop has identified the following top five gifts for space buffs this year. For more space related gift ideas, visit www.TheSpaceShop.commore >

12 Atlantis Astronauts Reunite at Kennedy Space Center To Salute their Space Shuttle: Atlantis

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex celebrated the one-year anniversary of the $100-million Space Shuttle AtlantisSM attraction with Atlantis Astronaut Adventure featuring 12 NASA astronauts, all of whom flew on the historic orbiter.
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Renowned Photographer Michael Soluri Hosts Presentation and Signing Event to Celebrate Space-Themed Book Release at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

Guests to Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will meet renowned photographer Michael Soluri Nov. 8 for a book signing and presentation for his new book, “Infinite Worlds: The People and Places of Space Exploration.” more >

Celebrate World Space Week with Kennedy Space Center GeoTour Scavenger Hunt

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will celebrate World Space Week 2014 and its theme of “Space: Guiding Your Way” with the Kennedy Space Center GeoTour that will take participants on a scavenger hunt with prizes throughout the state of Florida.
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Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Celebrates One-Year Anniversary of Space Shuttle Atlantis with Atlantis Astronaut Adventure Oct. 9

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will celebrate the one-year anniversary of the $100-million Space Shuttle AtlantisSM attraction with Atlantis Astronaut Adventure on Thursday, Oct. 9 featuring 12 NASA astronauts, all of whom flew on the historic orbiter.  more >

Atlas V Rocket Launch Illuminates Skies from Kennedy Space Center

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex guests at the Apollo/Saturn V Center inside Kennedy Space Center experienced the unforgettable sights, sounds and earth-shaking vibrations of an Atlas V rocket launch today at 8:10 p.m. United Launch Alliance launched the Atlas V rocket carrying a classified CLIO satellite for the U.S. Government. more >

Apollo 11 45th Anniversary

“We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard,” said President John F. Kennedy during his famous speech at Rice University in 1962. Seven years later, on July 16, 1969, three brave astronauts, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins sat atop a massive Saturn V rocket, waiting to launch for the moon. President Kennedy’s challenge was being fulfilled before the close of the decade.  more >

Camp Kennedy Space Center Inspires Young Minds Through STEM Activities

“Commander, we are standing by for MECO.” “Roger Flight, preparing for MECO.” “The crew of STS-330 is preparing for MECO.” This may sound like an astronaut communicating with mission control as they prepare for Main Engine Cut Off, or MECO, but it’s actually a group of sixth and seventh-graders completing a simulated mission at Camp Kennedy Space Center, a part of Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex’s education program.  more >

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