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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 6 - 10
    Where:
    Astronaut Encounter Theater
    Debus Conference Facility
    Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

    Meet NASA astronaut, John Creighton! Creighton flew on three space shuttle missions and spent over sixteen days living and working in space. Get up close with Creighton during daily Astronaut Encounters or Lunch With An Astronaut.

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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 15, 11:36 am
    Where:
    Space Launch Complex 41
    Cape Canaveral Air Force Station
    Kennedy Space Center

    A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket launches the Air Force's tenth Block IIF navigation satellite for the Global Positioning System.

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  • When:
    July 16 - 21

    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 16 - July 19
    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 space shuttle astronaut Bob Springer during this exclusive program. >> LEARN MORE >> Learn More