Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex launched its holiday season last night with the premiere of the Holidays in Space video display, which this year provided visitors with a glimpse of a future Mars habitat.
Holidays in Space is Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex’s unique high-tech holiday celebration, featuring a custom, space and holiday themed projection mapping show set against the side of a Saturn 1B rocket.
A ceremony was held at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex this afternoon to honor NASA astronaut and Ohio Senator John Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth, who passed away on Dec. 8, at the age of 95.
A blast of colors lit up the sky today at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida above the new Heroes & Legends featuring the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame presented by Boeing. A spirited pyrotechnics display marked the opening of the new attraction, which was attended by more than 25 veteran and current NASA astronauts, including revered Gemini and Apollo space program astronauts Buzz Aldrin, James Lovell and Thomas Stafford.
Gemini and Apollo space program astronauts Buzz Aldrin, James Lovell and Thomas Stafford are just a few of the revered NASA astronauts who will be at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex next week to commemorate the grand opening of Heroes & Legends featuring the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame® presented by Boeing.
As part of an ongoing effort to support those affected by Hurricane Matthew, the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex has raised $5,000 for the three Sharing Centers in Brevard County and all United Way agencies.
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