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Rocket Launch Schedule, Astronaut Appearances & Events

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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:
    June 27 - 30
    Where:
    Astronaut Encounter Theater
    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 1 - 5
    Where:
    Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
    Mike Mullane, a veteran of three shuttle flights, is a powerful motivational speaker. His presentations are driven by his philosophy of self-leadership:  “Success isn’t a final destination.  It’s a continuous life journey of mapping our performance envelopes through challenge and tenacity.” Listen to Mullane describe his career at an Astronaut Encounter.
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  • When:
    July 8, 2016 10 am
    Where:
    Space Shuttle Atlantis®
    Join us as we celebrate the legacy of NASA’s Space Shuttle Program and remember the final flight of Atlantis, STS-135, at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. >> Learn More
  • When:
    July 06 - 10
    Where:
    Astronaut Encounter Theater
    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:
    July 8-10, 2016
    Where:
    Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
    Take a guided tour of Kennedy Space Center, eat a catered lunch and launch into space aboard the Shuttle Launch Experience® with retired NASA astronaut Marcos Pontes, during this exclusive program. >> Learn More