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Students act as mission control, relaying instructions to students acting as Martian explorers in the Mars Base 1 program.

Adapting to change is one of the greatest challenges teachers and students face. Take a closer look at how astronauts train and acquire some tools that can help you survive this challenge in school and at home.

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Father with son on his shoulders touring Space Shuttle Atlantis.

This Father's Day, embrace your dad's love of space. We have a complete gift guide for the beloved space geek in your family! 


Students working in the Mar Base 1 Botany Lab in the ATX Center at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.

The Astronaut Training Experience (ATX)® STEM Academy is a free outreach to Title I schools in Brevard, Seminole, Orange, Volusia and Osceola counties and is making strides in sparking students’ interest in science, technology, engineering and math.


The fun learning doesn't stop! Many exhibits and attractions are available during the government shutdown, include the Space Shuttle Atlantis exhibit and Dine with an Astronaut.

Throughout the government shutdown, you can still plan on a full day experience at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex! Here are six unique activities you can enjoy to make your trip unforgettable.


ATX Launch Mission

Kennedy Space Center is world-famous for launching rockets and sending humans into space. Now you can be a part of a simulation of launching and being launched in a rocket as part of the all new Astronaut Training Experience®.


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