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Rocket Launch Schedule, Astronaut Appearances & Events

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  • When:
    May 21 - 25
    Where:
    Astronaut Encounter Theater
    Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

    Veteran NASA astronaut Don Thomas has flown four space shuttle flights as a mission specialist. Don’t miss his presentation on his time in space! Daily Astronaut Encounters or Lunch With An Astronaut offer guests an up-close astronaut experience.

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  • When:
    May 24-26, 2016
    Where:
    Radisson Resort Port Canaveral/Cocoa Beach
    Join space industry professionals, students and enthusiasts at the 44th annual Space Congress in Cocoa Beach, Florida. >> Learn More
  • When:
    May 26, 2016 5:40 pm EDT
    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 THAICOM-8 satellite. >> Learn More
  • When:
    May 26 - 31
    Where:
    Astronaut Encounter Theater
    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:
    June 4 2016
    Where:
    Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Space Launch Complex 37B

    Hear and feel the mighty roar of the United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy rocket as it launches from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station carrying the NROL-37 satellite.

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