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Access to the Restricted Areas of America's Spaceport
Gain exclusive access to historic launch sites and operational spaceflight facilities on the Kennedy Space Center Bus Tour, included with daily admission. On the tour, go behind NASA’s gates to see the past, present and future of America’s multi-user spaceport before visiting the Apollo/Saturn V Center.
Mission Zone Overview
- Allow 1 - 3 Hours Depending on Selected Tour
- Snacks available in The Right Stuff gift shop
- Wheelchair Accessible
- Multiple tours are not recommended
Space shuttles Atlantis (left) and Endeavor (right) on Launch Pads 39A and 39B respectively (2009).
A Saturn V rocket rolls out of the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) for Apollo 14 in 1970.
Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB)Since the 1960s, the VAB has housed Saturn V Moon rockets and the space shuttle launch configuration. It is currently being outfitted to support the Space Launch System.
Launch Complex 39ALaunch Pad 39A was the site of many Apollo and space shuttle launches. It is currently leased by SpaceX for the Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy rockets.
Launch Complex 39BLaunch Pad 39B was also the site of Apollo and space shuttle launches, but is now being configured by NASA to support future Space Launch System launches.
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All exhibits are subject to change and tours may be altered or closed due to operational requirements or launch preparations.