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Dwarf Planet Pluto

In honor of the 90th anniversary of Pluto’s discovery, put your knowledge to the test and learn a little more about this dwarf planet.

Categories: Special Events

Family poses for a photo with an astronaut in front of the NASA meatball at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.

Planning a visit to Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex? Check out these must-see experiences while you’re here. 


Hangar C on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station

Go behind the Cape Canaveral’s gates and get up close to the dawn of the U.S. space program in this new special interest bus tour. Get an exclusive first look at this tour perfect for space and history enthusiasts!


Space Shuttle Columbia vertical in the Vehicle Assembly Building.

50 years ago, the Apollo 13 mission introduced the now-famous saying, “Failure is not an option.” But when failures do occur – as is inevitable – NASA takes steps to learn from them so they will never be repeated. These valuable lessons can apply to the lives of our students as well.


Flat Stanley and Flat Stanley sit together in the Gemini capsule mock-up in the Rocket Garden at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.

Every year we get surprise visits from Flat Stanley. Sadly, sometimes he mails himself to the wrong address and doesn’t make it back to school in time to share his adventures with his friends. Here are some helpful travel tips.