Two all new experiences are coming soon to Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex!

Nowhere else on Earth can you train to go to Mars as an astronaut, and be transported to the Red Planet to work for the day at Mars Base 1. Put your teamwork, communication and collaboration skills to the test! Participants train to live and work in the harshest environment through exciting and immersive simulation technology in the all-new Astronaut Training Experience®. Mars Base 1, the companion program, is set in a landscape of the future. You have the unique opportunity to travel, live and work on Mars while performing base operations with real science and engineering challenges.

Train for the next great mission.
Adapt to new challenges.
Survive life on Mars.

Coming December 2017: Astronaut Training Experience Training Stages

Get an exclusive preview of the all-new Astronaut Training Experience, coming early 2018! Be among the first to train like the next generation of space explorers in these two Training Stages:


Mars Exploration Simulators – Train to land, drive and walk on the Martian surface through immersive physical and virtual simulators. Become the Pilot or Commander of your own mission to Mars or explore on foot, navigating the harsh terrain.

Length: 45 minutes | Price: $40 per trainee (plus tax)


Spacewalk Training – Are you ready for your spacewalk on the journey to the Red Planet? Train to work on a truss in a microgravity simulator, moving in a frictionless environment. It’s like no other experience on this planet!

Length: 30 minutes | Price: $30 per trainee (plus tax)


Training Stages will be available for purchase soon! Please note that the Astronaut Training Experience is for ages 10 and up. Check back for details.