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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:
    August 25 - 31
    Where:
    Astronaut Encounter Theater
    Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

    Meet Mission Specialist Sam Gemar! Gemar flew aboard the second longest shuttle flight in history and has logged over 580 hours in space. Get up close with Gemar during daily Astronaut Encounter presentations or make a reservation for Lunch With An Astronaut.

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  • When:
    September 1 - 2
    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:
    September 3
    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:
    September 3 | 3:00 am
    Where:
    Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Space Launch Complex 40
    Experience the thrilling sights and sounds of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch as it as it lifts off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station carrying the AMOS-6 satellite. >> Learn More
  • When:
    September 4
    Where:
    Astronaut Encounter Theater
    Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

    Meet veteran NASA astronaut Jon McBride, pilot of STS-41G Challenger flight. Get up close with McBride during several daily opportunities. Hear what it's like to launch out of Earth's atmosphere into zero gravity orbit at presentations and interactive Q&A sessions.

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