A PEEK INTO THE FUTURE - Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex was selected by NASA on April 12, 2011, to permanently display space shuttle orbiter Atlantis. This initial design concept for a new orbiter exhibit showcases the orbiter as it appears "in flight."
READY FOR LAUNCH! - A full scale external tank and twin solid rocket booster replicas will stand at the Atlantis exhibit entrance, preparing to launch guests deep into the 30 year history of the Space Shuttle Program.
STYLE AND SUBSTANCE - The stylized shape of the new home for Atlantis incorporates hues of orange and gold to represent both the heat and the bright colors of re-entry. Special gray colored tiling has been incoporated into the building's design to represent the space shuttle tiles that protected the orbiter from the heat of re-entry.
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