Payload Blog
A rocket launches into the sunset.

NASA’s Commercial Crew Program is launching this year! Explore all of the ways you can watch rocket launches from Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. 


Astronaut Bruce McCandless performs the first untethered spacewalk.

Thirty-five years ago, astronaut Bruce McCandless performed the first untethered spacewalk. Read about how he maneuvered in open space.


Two Camp KSC student work with robotics.

As summer approaches, Dee from our Education team shares why the new Camp KSC® is the prefect summer camp for aspiring astronauts who may one day travel to Mars.


Bus Tours at the Kennedy Space Center

Do you find yourself wondering about the bus tours at Kennedy Space Center? Find out exactly what the tour includes and why you can’t miss it during your next visit.


Astronaut Karen Nyberg, Expedition 37 flight engineer, is photographed in front of the windows in the Cupola module .

In honor of the 35th anniversary of President Reagan’s announcement of an upcoming crewed space station, here are some fun facts about the International Space Station as we know it today.

Categories: NASA History, Astronauts