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Buzz Aldrin saves the day with a felt tip pen

Hear how Buzz Aldrin used a felt tip pen to assist with the ascent off the lunar surface during Apollo 11.


Apollo astronaut playing a game of baseball against the Apollo launch teams.

During this throwback “Untold Stories from the Rocket Ranch,” hear about a softball game between Apollo astronauts and the support crew…and what the scoreboard said!


The front entrance of the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, prominently featuring "Explore".

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


The sun sets golden on Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge.

Did you know NASA’s Kennedy Space Center protects the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge and its 1,500 diverse species who call it home?  


Astronaut Bruce McCandless performs the first untethered spacewalk.

Thirty-five years ago, astronaut Bruce McCandless performed the first untethered spacewalk. Read about how he maneuvered in open space.