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Apollo 10 Commander Tom Stafford waves good bye to Snoopy, the Apollo 10 mascot.

Apollo 10’s success was imperative if Apollo 11 was to land on the Moon. Read how the beloved “Peanuts” characters were present during this triumphant mission! 

Categories: Apollo Program, Astronauts

Students working in the Mar Base 1 Botany Lab in the ATX Center at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.

The Astronaut Training Experience (ATX)® STEM Academy is a free outreach to Title I schools in Brevard, Seminole, Orange, Volusia and Osceola counties and is making strides in sparking students’ interest in science, technology, engineering and math.


Guests touring the Rocket Garden with Astronaut Jon McBride at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.

You can meet an astronaut every day at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex! Here are the ways you can shake hands with a space hero.


Former astronaut Owen Garriott acknowledges the applause as he is introduced as a previous inductee into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.

In an episode of “Tell Me a Story,” watch the late astronaut Owen Garriott share his memory of a fun prank he pulled on some of the members of ground control during his Skylab 3 mission. 

Categories: Astronauts

Watch as the lunar module 'lands' at the Apollo/Saturn V Center.

The Lunar Module (LM-9) has come in for a landing at the Apollo/Saturn V Center! Learn more about this artifact and its future at the visitor complex.


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