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Historic Rocket Garden

Learn about the history of Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, celebrating 50 years of sharing the NASA story in 2017.



The scientific minds at NASA have created some of the world's most recognizable acronyms and initialisms.

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Mercury Seven Astronauts

The seven Mercury astronauts were pioneers, their courage and dedication built a foundation for many successes in later space programs.

U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame

The Mercury Seven astronauts conceived of a place where space travelers could be remembered and in May 1990, these visions were realized when the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame officially opened outside Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.

NACA sign being altered to NASA in 1958

The NASA story officially began October 1, 1958 and today supports the ISS and Commercial Crew Program along with deep space exploration.

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