Introduction
TH NEXT BEST THING TO AN ACTUAL SPACE SHUTTLE LAUNCH Strap in for a simulation of the space shuttle’s eight-and-a-half-minute ascent into orbit! Enter the heart of space shuttle operations for a prelaunch briefing by veteran space shuttle commander and current NASA Administrator, Charles Bolden. Once on board, experience what veteran NASA astronauts call the next best thing to flying aboard the space shuttle.
Attraction Details
  • include with admission tag Included With Admission
  • school All personal items must be stowed in a locker before entering
  • page detail Allow 30 minutes
  • school Complimentary lockers are located at the entrance
  • size Visitors must be at least 44" tall
  • page detail Located inside Space Shuttle Atlantis®
  • page detail Accessible for visitors with disabilities
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