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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.
 

03.14.2014

Robot Rocket Rally at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Showcases 1st Public Viewing of Robonaut-2 Robotic Legs

Robot Rocket Rally, March 14-16, allows visitors to explore the fascinating world of robots with examples of NASA-developed robots, discover how robotic technology is lending more than just a helping hand to benefit mankind, meet working robots, hear from robotics experts and even operate a robot. more >
02.27.2014

Robot Rocket Rally at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex March 14-16 Celebrates Leading-Edge Robotic Technology

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Feb. 27, 2014) KENNEDY SPACE CENTER A robot revolution will invade Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex March 14-16 for the first-ever Robot Rocket RallySM, a three-day festival celebrating the latest in robotic technology from NASA, industry leaders and universities.
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02.19.2014

New KSC Up-Close Explore Tour Spans Past and Future of Space Program at Kennedy Space Center

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Feb. 19, 2014) KENNEDY SPACE CENTER – Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will launch a new tour on Feb. 24 giving visitors an insider’s view of the U.S. Space Program, from the launch sites of today at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station to the past and future of space exploration at Kennedy Space Center.
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02.07.2014

Space Shuttle Astronauts Shannon Lucid and Jerry Ross Selected for 2014 Induction in U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. (Feb. 7, 2014) – Space shuttle astronauts Shannon Lucid, the only American woman to serve aboard the Russian Space Station Mir, and Jerry Ross, the first human to complete seven space shuttle missions, have been selected for induction in the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame.
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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.
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12.23.2013

Opening of Space Shuttle Atlantis at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex a Highlight of 2013 Year in Tourism Industry

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Dec. 23, 2013) KENNEDY SPACE CENTER – The June 29 opening of the $100 million Space Shuttle AtlantisSM attraction at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex was a 2013 tourism industry highlight, garnering international media attention and praise from visitors who came to Central Florida to see the iconic spacecraft in its new home.
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10.08.2013

Biketoberfest Special at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Gives Bikers Exclusive Space Shuttle AtlantisSM Photo Opportunity

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. (Oct. 8, 2013) – Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex has announced an exclusive Biketoberfest special offer that allows riders to have a one-of-a-kind photo opportunity in front of the new Space Shuttle AtlantisSM attraction.  more >
09.19.2013

NASA Time Capsule to be Opened in 2061 Placed in Space Shuttle AtlantisSM at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Sept. 19, 2013) – A Sept. 9 ceremony marked the placement of NASA time capsule inside a wall of the new Space Shuttle Atlantis attraction at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. The capsule, which is filled with items related to the Space Shuttle Program, is scheduled to be opened by space enthusiasts in the year 2061. more >
06.28.2013

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex’s new Space Shuttle AtlantisSM Attraction Invites Guests to ‘Be the Astronaut’

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (June 28, 2013) KENNEDY SPACE CENTER – Space Shuttle AtlantisSM guests at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex can see the priceless, historic Atlantis spacecraft as only astronauts have seen it before – rotated 43.21 degrees with payload bay doors open and its Canadarm (robotic arm) extended, as if it has just undocked from the International Space Station.
 
 
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