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A group exploring and learning at the Mars Base 1 Lab at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.

A great way for students to participate in real-world science is through the TomatosphereTM project. Sponsored by the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS), Tomatosphere is a free program available to K-12 students in the United States and Canada.

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Camp KSC students discovering the Mars Base 1 botany lab.

One of the most immersive activities offered at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is spending time living and working on Mars as an astronaut trainee in our visionary Mars Base 1. This summer, we transported more than 1,000 guests to Mars in our Pegasus-class crew module aboard the Mars Transfer Vehicle, Concordia. Learn about their missions in the Botany Lab.


Mom taking photo of excited son in the Rocket Garden

Be sure to add a field trip to Mars, or rather Mars Base 1, this school year at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex! Do your students have what it takes to keep the Base operating on the Red Planet?


Mars Base 1 lab with students conducting experiments

NASA’s FarmBot has joined Mars Base 1 to assist in students’ work in the Botany Lab. This robot plants seeds, waters plants and assess the plants’ health.


ATX Launch Mission

Kennedy Space Center is world-famous for launching rockets and sending humans into space. Now you can be a part of a simulation of launching and being launched in a rocket as part of the all new Astronaut Training Experience®.