Take a Walk On Mars at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex New Destination: Mars Experience
09.19.2016

Take a Walk On Mars at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex New Destination: Mars Experience

A walk on Mars may be in the future for astronauts, but at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, guests don’t have to wait. A new, limited-time attraction Destination: Mars, which opened today, makes it possible to “walk on Mars” using real imagery from NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover brought to life by Microsoft HoloLens, the world’s first self-contained holographic computer running Windows 10. Presented exclusively by Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, the experience will be located in a pop-up theater and will only be available through January 1, 2017.
Florida Four-Pack Special Returns to Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
09.14.2016

Florida Four-Pack Special Returns to Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

The Family Four-Pack special is back at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex . There is no better time for Florida-based space enthusiasts to get an out-of-this-world experience with this discounted admission for groups of four.
‘DESTINATION: MARS’ MEDIA PREVIEW SEPT. 18
09.13.2016

‘DESTINATION: MARS’ MEDIA PREVIEW SEPT. 18

Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin will join representatives from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Microsoft HoloLens and Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex for a media preview of the new Destination: Mars experience.
OSIRIS-REx Mission to Launch at Kennedy Space Center Sept. 8
09.07.2016

OSIRIS-REx Mission to Launch at Kennedy Space Center Sept. 8

On Thursday Sept. 8 at 7:05 p.m. the OSIRIS-REx (Origins-Spectral Interpretation-Resource Identification-Security-Regolith Explorer) will launch from Kennedy Space Center atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. OSIRIS-REx will be the first space explorer mission to travel to an asteroid, collect samples and bring them back to Earth for study.
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Receives $1.25 million Grant from NASA
09.06.2016

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Receives $1.25 million Grant from NASA

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is leading a new initiative aimed at challenging high school students and educators to design and manufacture components of ground and aerial robots that would potentially be used for Mars exploration missions. 
Enhance Your Space Experience
08.31.2016

Enhance Your Space Experience

Each year, more than 1 million guests from around the world experience their very own space adventure by exploring the exciting past, present and future of America’s space program at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. In addition to the many attractions included with admission, behind-the-scenes tours and special programs offer even more engagement experiences. 


 
“Little” Astronaut Experiences the Greatest Space Adventure on Earth
08.08.2016

“Little” Astronaut Experiences the Greatest Space Adventure on Earth

There’s nothing quite like exploring the world through the eyes of a 4-year-old. That’s what inspired photographer and father Aaron Sheldon to start Small Steps are Giant Leaps, capturing his son Harrison experiencing the everyday world, dressed in an astronaut suit. That same spirit of exploration is brought to life at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex where Harrison was invited to have a special space experience. 
After Hours Adventure: Star Party on August 12 at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
08.04.2016

After Hours Adventure: Star Party on August 12 at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

Spend an evening with the stars at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex and observe the Perseid meteor shower that will peak on Friday, August 12.
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is on the Hunt for Heroes: Tell Us Yours!
07.21.2016

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is on the Hunt for Heroes: Tell Us Yours!

The way heroes are defined in the 21st Century is a focus of the new Heroes & Legends featuring the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame® attraction, scheduled to open at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex on November 11, 2016.  In a never-done-before initiative designed to more fully engage the visitor in their experience, the public is being asked to submit a video about a hero that has inspired them. Select video submissions will be featured alongside NASA’s most famous astronauts and celebrity ambassadors.
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex announces The Boeing Company as Title Sponsor for Heroes & Legends, featuring the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame®
06.30.2016

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex announces The Boeing Company as Title Sponsor for Heroes & Legends, featuring the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame®

Therrin Protze, chief operating officer of the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, today announced The Boeing Company as the title sponsor of the upcoming attraction Heroes & Legends, featuring the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame®. The news marks the first time in more than 50 years that the visitor complex has entered into an agreement with a corporate sponsor.