Introduction

NASA's Current Missions

The birthplace of American spaceflight is now America’s Spaceport, a multi-user working spaceflight facility currently launching cargo to the International Space Station. In 2018, Kennedy Space Center is anticipated to once again launch astronauts into space. See spacecraft created for NASA's Commercial Crew Program and NASA's Space Launch System, the future transportation of deep space exploration. 

Currently on display:

  • Scale model of NASA Space Launch System (SLS)
  • Boeing CST-100 Starliner Crew Vehicle Pressure Vessel
  • SpaceX Dragon Cargo Vehicle from COTS-2 Mission
  • Scale model of Sierra Nevada Dream Chaser Cargo Vehicle
  • Vector-R rocket from Vector Space Systems
  • Orion Crew Vehicle from EFT-1 Mission
  • Boeing CST-100 Starliner Crew Vehicle Full-Scale Engineering Model
  • Scale model of ULA Atlas V Rocket 
  • CubeSat nanosatellite, courtesy of Vector Space Systems
  • Moon Express MTV-1 (Moon Express Test Vehicle) working prototype

Learn more about the spacecraft in NASA Now.


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NASA Now at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

NASA Now houses spacecraft representing programs integral to the future of American spaceflight such as NASA's Commercial Crew and deep space exploration with NASA's Space Launch System. Some of these spacecraft are actually space-flown!

July 31, 2017 | BY MICHELLE
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