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The Titan II rocket for the Gemini program

Astronaut Tom Jones remembers the first rocket he ever saw, the Titan II. Read how this Gemini-era rocket inspired him to seek a career as an astronaut, and how you can see one of these rockets up close at the visitor complex.


Remembering Columbia

This year, we honor the 15th anniversary of the loss of Columbia and her crew. Remember all who lost their lives in the pursuit of discovery during NASA's Day of Remembrance. 


U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame

Only 95 of American astronauts have been inducted into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame - how do you qualify for this honor?


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.