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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.
 
 

12.10.2014

All New ‘Holidays in Space’ Light Show Delights Guests at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is treating guests to an out-of-this-world holiday experience with an all new Holiday Rocket Garden Light Show, part of the attraction’s annual “Holidays in Space” celebration.   more >
12.05.2014

Historic Orion Launch Thrills Spectators at Kennedy Space Center

Thousands of Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex guests today witnessed firsthand – only miles from the launch pad – the historic launch of the first flight of the Orion spacecraft from America’s gateway to space. more >
12.02.2014

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Invites Guests to Celebrate ‘Holidays in Space’ with All-New Light Shows and Laser Spectacular

Looking for something new and unique to do this holiday season? Start a new tradition at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, where the holidays go high-tech with a first-of-its-kind 3D show “projection mapped” onto a rocket, and a laser and light show so spectacular, astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) should be able to see the beam.   more >
11.26.2014

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Offers Guests Exclusive Launch Day Experience Including Live Expert Commentary, Astronaut Appearances, Programs and Displays for Orion Launch Dec. 4

There’s no better place to be on the morning of Thursday, Dec. 4 than Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, where guests can witness firsthand Exploration Flight Test-1, or EFT-1, the test flight of the uncrewed Orion spacecraft from America’s gateway to space and experience a complete pre-launch-to-post-splashdown program, including Orion-related activities, exhibits, astronaut appearances and live coverage and commentary. more >
11.10.2014

This Month in Space, November 2014

November 4, 2003: The sun’s largest solar flare in history occurred and was classified as an X45. Solar flares are giant explosions on the sun that send energy, light and high speed particles into space. Flares classified as X are the largest in the solar system and can cause storms in the Earth’s upper atmosphere and worldwide radio blackouts.
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11.10.2014

Launch Viewing Tickets On Sale Now at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex for Historic First Launch of Orion Spacecraft Dec. 4

On Thursday, Dec. 4, NASA is scheduled to launch its uncrewed Orion spacecraft into space for the very first time, making history as the spacecraft travels 15 times farther from the Earth than the International Space Station (ISS). This first flight paves the way for future flights that will carry astronauts to asteroids, Mars and beyond. Now, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is giving its guests the chance to share in this historic mission, called Exploration Flight Test-1, or EFT-1, with a variety of exclusive launch viewing opportunities and special events. more >
11.10.2014

NASA Astronauts Honor U.S. Army Veteran Seriously Wounded in Iraq During Ceremony at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

In the spirit of Veterans Day, NASA astronauts recently gathered at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex to honor Sgt. Russ Marek, a U.S. Army veteran who lost an arm and a leg and suffered a severe brain injury in Iraq in 2005. more >
10.30.2014

Atlas V Rocket Launch from Kennedy Space Center Thrills Spectators

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 1:21 p.m. United Launch Alliance launched the Atlas V rocket to carry the GPS IIF-8 satellite. more >
10.20.2014

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 >
10.20.2014

This Month 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 www.tourksc.com. more >

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