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Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

Launch Schedule, Astronaut Appearances and Events

  • NASA Rocket Launches

    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:
    July 22 - 27
    Where:
    Astronaut Encounter Theater
    Debus Conference Facility
    Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

    Come face-to-face with a veteran NASA astronaut every day of the year at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. This interactive Q&A-oriented program aims at inspiring children and adults alike to strive for excellence while learning about the various adventures of highly skilled space explorers.

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  • When:
    July 28 - 30
    Where:
    Astronaut Encounter Theater
    Debus Conference Facility
    Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

    Come face-to-face with a veteran NASA astronaut every day of the year at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. This interactive Q&A-oriented program aims at inspiring children and adults alike to strive for excellence while learning about the various adventures of highly skilled space explorers.

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  • When:
    July 29 - August 2
    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 space shuttle astronaut Don Thomas during this exclusive program.

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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 TBD
    Where:
    Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Space Launch Complex 41

    Experience the thrilling sights and sounds of an Atlas V rocket launch, as it lifts off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station carrying the Mobile User Objective System.

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