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  • When:
    July 31 - August 5
    Where:
    Astronaut Encounter Theater
    Debus Conference Facility
    Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

    Astronaut John Herrington served as a mission specialist on STS-113 Endeavour in 2002, spending 13 days in space and performing three extravehicular activities totaling 19 hours and 55 minutes. 

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  • When:
    August 5 - 9
    Where:
    Shuttle Launch Experience®
    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 a veteran NASA astronaut during this exclusive program.

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  • When:
    August 6 - 11
    Where:
    Astronaut Encounter Theater
    Debus Conference Facility
    Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
    Meet Rodolfo Neri Vela, the first Mexican citizen to fly in space. As a payload specialist aboard STS-61B, Neri Vela and his crew members deployed three satellites from space shuttle Atlantis. Don’t miss his presentations on his time in space, at a daily Astronaut Encounter!
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  • When:
    August 12 - 18
    Where:
    Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
    Come face-to-face with veteran NASA astronaut Wendy Lawrence at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. She has flown into space four times on three different shuttles. The astronaut presentations and an interactive Q&A aims at inspiring children and adults alike to strive for excellence while learning about the various adventures of highly skilled space explorers. >> Learn More
  • When:
    August 19 - 24
    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