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NASA SLS | Artemis I

Aug 29, 2022 08:33 AM Launch Pad 39B • Kennedy Space Center

 

MISSION:

Artemis I is the first test of NASA’s deep space exploration systems, with the Orion spacecraft launching atop the massive Space Launch System (SLS) rocket. This mission is the first in a series of missions to demonstrate NASA’s ability to extend human existence to the Moon and beyond.

 

LAUNCH VIEWING:

All guests wishing to view the upcoming Artemis I launch must pre-purchase a launch viewing package, available online only. The launch viewing packages are the only form of valid admission on launch day. For this early morning launch, the visitor complex parking lot will open at 3:30 AM, and the main security gate will open at 3:45 AM. 

By purchasing a package, you understand that all launch viewing packages are mission-specific and the launch date and time is subject to change with little notice. Packages are non-transferrable, and please be familiar with the scrub policy specific to this launch.

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NASA SLS Artemis I NET August 29, 2022 | 8:33 AM EDT

Main Visitor Complex Launch Viewing Package

Spend the day exploring all of the special launch events, exhibits and attractions located at the main visitor complex! Three designated viewing areas will each have live launch commentary from our experts and large screens for streaming video coverage.  


Where:
 Main Visitor Complex
Distance: Approximately 8 miles/12.9 kilometers from the launch pad
Price: $99 plus tax, available online only

 

Inclusions:

  • 2-day admission to Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
  • Access to special launch day events
  • Commemorative launch lithograph

 

Important Information:

  • Launch viewing packages support two launch attempts and a 2nd admission ticket. The 2nd admission is valid to use within 30 days after the launch date.
  • Launch viewing coverage at the three launch viewing areas will begin about three hours before the launch window opens.
  • Launch viewing packages are for all ages.
  • Please review the scrub policy

 

BUY TICKETS

 

Feel The Heat Launch Viewing Package
(SOLD OUT)

 

Get as close to the launch pad as possible. From here, you will see the massive SLS rocket leave the pad! Plus, gain exclusive access to the Apollo/Saturn V Center exhibits and attractions during the launch window.

Where: Apollo/Saturn V Center Lawn
Distance: Approximately 3.5 miles/5.6 kilometers from the launch pad
Price: SOLD OUT

 

Inclusions:

  • 2-day admission to Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
  • Bus transportation through NASA's gates to the Apollo/Saturn V Center
  • Real-time launch commentary from a space expert
  • Complimentary meal
  • Complimentary premium souvenir
  • Access to special launch day events located at the main visitor complex
  • A commemorative launch card, badge, and lanyard
  • Digital photo of your party from AstroPhotos

 

Important Information:

  • Bus boarding for Feel the Heat beings at 5:30 AM
  • Plan to arrive early and plan for increased traffic
  • Bleacher space is limited. For lawn seating, we recommend you bring a blanket or foldable chair that can be carried in a shoulder bag
  • Launch viewing packages are for all ages, but children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Launch viewing packages support two launch attempts and a 2nd daily admission ticket. The 2nd admission is valid to use within 30 days after the launch date
  • Please review the scrub policy

 

Feel the Fun Launch Viewing Package
(SOLD OUT)

Atlantis North Lawn viewing is perfect for the entire family, with entertaining activities as you prepare for the launch attempt. From here, you will see the launch as soon as the rocket clears the tree line.

WHERE: Atlantis North Lawn
DISTANCE: Approximately 8 miles/12.9 kilometers from the launch pad
PRICE: SOLD OUT

 

Inclusions:

  • 2-day admission to Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
  • Entertaining activities for the entire family
  • Real-time launch video and audio feed, with live commentary from a space-expert
  • Complimentary meal
  • Access to special launch day events
  • Complimentary souvenir, a commemorative launch card, badge, and lanyard
  • Digital photo of your party from AstroPhotos

 

Important Information:

  • Check-in for Feel the Fun is next to Space Shuttle Atlantis at 5:00 AM
  • Launch viewing packages support two launch attempts and a 2nd daily admission ticket. The 2nd admission is valid to use within 30 days after the launch date
  • Launch viewing packages are for all ages
  • Please review the scrub policy

 

Additional Add-ons:

 

Preferred parking is available to guests who have purchased a launch viewing package. Guarantees that you will park closest to the main visitor complex entrance. Limited availability.

 

Price: $15 (Available as an add-on when you purchase your package)