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Rocket Launch Schedule, Astronaut Appearances & Events

  • Events Rocket Launch

    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:
    September 25 - 28
    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 29 - 30
    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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  • When:
    October 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:
    October 3 - 7
    Where:
    Astronaut Encounter Theater
    Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

    If you are captivated by spacewalks, you can’t miss seeing Mark Lee! Lee is a veteran Air Force pilot and astronaut who has done extensive research on the safety and improvement of extravehicular activity (spacewalks). He has flown to space four times and spent 32 days orbiting the Earth. 


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  • When:
    October TBD
    Where:
    Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Space Launch Complex 41
    Get a close-up view of the ULA Atlas V rocket launch as it lifts off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station carrying the SBIRS GEO-3 satellite. >> Learn More