Space Shuttle Atlantis<sup>SM</sup> – World’s Most Comprehensive Attraction Devoted to NASA’s 30-Year Space Shuttle Program – Opens  June 29 at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
06.28.2013

Space Shuttle AtlantisSM – World’s Most Comprehensive Attraction Devoted to NASA’s 30-Year Space Shuttle Program – Opens June 29 at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (June 24, 2013) KENNEDY SPACE CENTER – On June 29, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will open the doors to the world’s most comprehensive and interactive attraction devoted to NASA’s 30-year Space Shuttle Program –Space Shuttle Atlantis.SM
 
View of Atlantis with Open Payload Bay Doors Open Is Even  More Rare Than Guests May Expect
06.07.2013

View of Atlantis with Open Payload Bay Doors Open Is Even More Rare Than Guests May Expect

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (June 7, 2013) KENNEDY SPACE CENTER
When guests visit the new Space Shuttle AtlantisSM attraction, they will be treated to a sight previously seen only by astronauts in space – Atlantis tilted at a 43.21-degree angle with its payload bay doors open as if it has just undocked from the International Space Station (ISS). What guests may not realize is how rare it is for the payload bay doors to be open when Atlantis is not in space.
Full-Size, High-Fidelity Replica of Hubble Space Telescope Installed Inside New Space Shuttle AtlantisSM
06.07.2013

Full-Size, High-Fidelity Replica of Hubble Space Telescope Installed Inside New Space Shuttle AtlantisSM

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (June 7, 2013) KENNEDY SPACE CENTER – The world’s most comprehensive attraction devoted to the space shuttle, Space Shuttle AtlantisSM at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, is much more than a permanent home for the priceless Atlantis spacecraft.
 
Angry Birds™ Space Encounter Opens  at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
03.22.2013

Angry Birds™ Space Encounter Opens at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (March 22, 2013)– KENNEDY SPACE CENTER –– The internationally popular Angry Birds have landed at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex for a new mission in space.
 
Angry Birds Space Encounter, the first comprehensive, interactive Angry Birds attraction in the United States designed for people of all ages, opened today at the Visitor Complex. Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex partnered with Rovio Entertainment, creator of the globally successful Angry Birds franchise, including Angry Birds Space, to bring the beloved characters to life.
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Welcomes Angry Birds™ Space Encounter March 22
03.06.2013

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Welcomes Angry Birds™ Space Encounter March 22

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. (March 6, 2013)– Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex has partnered with Rovio Entertainment, creator of the globally successful Angry Birds  franchise including Angry Birds Space, to bring the casual puzzle game to life. The new Angry Birds™ Space Encounter, set to open at the Visitor Complex at 11 a.m. on March 22, is the first comprehensive, interactive Angry Birds attraction in the United States designed for people of all ages.
 
The grand opening of Angry Birds Space Encounter will feature an appearance by NASA astronaut Donald Pettit, Ph.D., who previously announced from the International Space Station that NASA and Rovio would partner on the creation of the Angry Birds Space game.
Addition of $100 Million Home of Space Shuttle Atlantis, Other Experiences Enhancing Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex as a 2013 Destination
02.07.2013

Addition of $100 Million Home of Space Shuttle Atlantis, Other Experiences Enhancing Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex as a 2013 Destination

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. (Feb. 7, 2013) – Following an action-filled 2012, NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, just east of Orlando, is anticipating a momentous 2013 highlighted by the unveiling of the new $100 million home of space shuttle Atlantis this summer.
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Offers Rare Opportunity For Guests to View Atlantis Inside its New Home
11.05.2012

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Offers Rare Opportunity For Guests to View Atlantis Inside its New Home

Beginning Saturday and continuing through Nov. 11, visitors to Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will have a limited opportunity to see Space Shuttle Atlantis inside its new home.
Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Kennedy Space Center’s Vehicle Assembly Building Now Includes Opportunity to See Space Shuttle Atlantis
07.27.2012

Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Kennedy Space Center’s Vehicle Assembly Building Now Includes Opportunity to See Space Shuttle Atlantis

Now through October, visitors to Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex who take the special behind-the-scenes tour inside the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) have a good chance of getting an up-close view of a space shuttle inside the massive structure.
NASA Giving Kennedy Space Center Visitors  Up-Close Access to Launch Pad
07.19.2012

NASA Giving Kennedy Space Center Visitors Up-Close Access to Launch Pad

For the first time in the 50-year history of Kennedy Space Center, NASA on Friday will begin allowing public visitors to tour one of the launch pads from which the space shuttles and Apollo Saturn V moon rockets were launched.