THE 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 Charles Bolden. Once on board, experience what veteran NASA astronauts call the next best thing to flying aboard the space shuttle.
- Included With Admission
- All personal items must be stowed in a locker before entering
- Allow 30 minutes
- Complimentary lockers are located at the entrance
- Visitors must be at least 44" tall
- Located inside Space Shuttle Atlantis®
- Accessible for visitors with disabilities
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PREPARE FOR LAUNCH
All exhibits are subject to change and tours may be altered or closed due to operational requirements or launch preparations.