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Rocket Garden during the daytime

There’s so much to see and do during your first visit to Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex that we’ve compiled a guide to help you plan ahead!


Women in Space Pin Logo with background of women who have contributed to our exploration of space

Hear from some female trailblazers in the space industry on June 15 and 16, 2023. Learn more about our special guests here.

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Lunar Rover in motion

On December 11, 1972, Apollo 17 landed on the Moon, making it the sixth lunar landing and final mission planned for the Apollo Program.


Artemis Program

Artemis is the next chapter of space exploration. These missions will return humanity to the Moon, and prepare to go beyond. Artemis will also eventually send the first woman and person of color to walk on the lunar surface. Learn more ahead of the Artemis I mission.


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.