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    Find out what rocket launches are taking place at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Launch date, time and viewing opportunities are subject to change.

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  • When:
    March 26 - 31
    Where:
    Astronaut Encounter Theater
    Debus Conference Facility
    Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
    Meet NASA astronaut, Ken Cameron! Cameron flew three space shuttle missions and spent over 23 days living and working in space. Astronaut Encounters are scheduled three times daily or guests may choose the upgraded Lunch With An Astronaut. This interactive oriented program aims at inspiring children and adults alike through the adventures of highly skilled space explorers. >> Learn More
  • When:
    April 2 - 6
    Where:
    Shuttle Launch Experience
    Kennedy Space Center
    Apollo/Saturn V Center
    Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

    Take a guided tour of Apollo/Saturn V Center, eat a catered lunch and launch into space aboard the Shuttle Launch Experience® with veteran, NASA astronaut Jon McBride during this exclusive program.

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  • When:
    April 5
    Where:
    Astronaut Encounter Theater
    Debus Conference Facility
    Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
    Come face-to-face with veteran NASA payload specialist Sam Durrance at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Dr. Durrance assisted astronauts with conducting scientific experiments to further understand our universe. This interactive Q&A-oriented program aims at inspiring children and adults alike to strive for excellence while learning about the various adventures of a highly skilled space explorer. >> Learn More
  • When:
    April 6 - 11
    Where:
    Astronaut Encounter Theater
    Debus Conference Facility
    Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

    Veteran NASA astronaut Don Thomas has flown four space shuttle flights as a mission specialist. Don’t miss his presentation on his time in space! Daily Astronaut Encounters or Lunch With An Astronaut offer guests an up-close astronaut experience.

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  • When:
    April 10, 5:42 pm
    Where:
    SLC-40, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station
    Kennedy Space Center

    The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches on an operational cargo delivery mission to the International Space Station.


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