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U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame

Veteran astronauts Michael E. Lopez-Alegria, Pamela A. Melroy and Scott Kelly, will be inducted into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame® at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex on November 13, 2021.


Utensils and bags of food on tray. Photograph taken at Johnson Space Center’s Food Tasting lab.

Living and working in a microgravity environment requires culinary ingenuity and creativity. Meal time on the International Space Station is not as simple as some might think.

Categories: Astronauts, NASA History

Scenic photo of Heroes and Legends, featuring the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame, near the Rocket Garden at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.

Heroes and Legends features dynamic 4D shows and space-flown artifacts. Find out why it’s a must-see during your visit! 


Apollo 15 crew

Learn about the first Lunar Roving Vehicle, first deep space spacewalk, and the other firsts of the Apollo 15 mission that launched from Kennedy Space Center 50 years ago.


Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong, Mike Collins and Buzz Aldrin joke around as they peer out the window of an isolation chamber.

We remember the life and legacy of Michael Collins, a Gemini and Apollo astronaut, inspirational proponent of space exploration and an instrumental force in the creation of the National Air and Space Museum.

Categories: Astronauts
Tags: Apollo