Kennedy Space Center
Experience the excitement of space exploration at its finest at NASA'S John F. Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral in Florida. Visitors to the Kennedy Space Center will learn fascinating facts about NASA's space programs and may also have the opportunity to witness an official NASA rocket launch. The John F. Kennedy Space Center is open year-round, excluding December 25 and select launch days.
Kennedy Space Center Tour -
A tour of Kennedy Space Center offers a unique perspective into NASA space operations and the nation's aeronautical programs. Three tours offered at Kennedy Space Center include NASA Up-close Tour, Cape Canaveral: Then & Now Tour, and the Kennedy Space Center Tour. The best Kennedy Space Center Tour includes stops at the International Space Station Center, LC 39 Observation Gallery, and the Apollo/Saturn V Center attractions.
New Shuttle Launch Experience -
Shuttle Launch Experience is the newest attraction at Kennedy Space Center. This thrilling adventure ride simulates the sensations of a space shuttle launch. The experience includes a pre-launch briefing, authentic launch sequence activities, and sound and lighting effects before shooting six stories high into orbit. Shuttle Launch Experience is further enhanced with testimonials from veteran NASA astronauts.
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Kennedy Space Center Launch Schedules -
Kennedy Space Center is the busiest launch facility in the United States. Various launch programs are open throughout the year at Kennedy Space Center for public viewing. In addition to space shuttle launches, launch programs at Kennedy Space Center include rockets carrying satellites, Martian rovers, planetary explorers, and International Space Station missions. View the Kennedy Space Center launch schedules for missions occurring during your Florida vacation.