NASA Psyche MissionOct 05, 2023 10:34 AM Launch Complex 39A • Kennedy Space Center
Parking will open at 5:15 AM and ticketing will open at 5:30 AM ET.
Plan to arrive early and plan for increased traffic up to and at Kennedy Space Center
Watch the launch of NASA's Psyche aboard a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket from one of the following locations:
Apollo/Saturn V Premium
Launch Transportation Ticket
$70 in addition to admission
- Approximately 3.9 miles/6.27 kilometers from the launch pad
- Additional Launch Transportation Ticket (LTT) required in addition to valid admission ticket
- Check in begins at 5:30 AM ET and buses will begin boarding at 5:45 AM ET in the Bus Embarkation zone
- Launch audio and commentary provided by a space-expert communicator
- Launch video feed available inside Apollo/Saturn V Center at the People's Moon exhibit screens.
This Launch Transportation Ticket is sold out.
Atlantis North Lawn
Located to the left when approaching Space Shuttle Atlantis®
- See the rocket once it clears the tree line
- Approximately 6.7 miles / 11.4 kilometers from the launch pad
- Viewing area opens at 7:30 AM ET
- Included with admission to visitor complex
- Launch audio, video, and communicator commentary available
OCTOBER 5, 2023 | NASA Psyche Mission
- Launch Provider: SpaceX
- Rocket Type: Falcon Heavy
- Launch Pad: Launch Complex 39A
- Launch Window: 8:38 AM ET - 12:38 PM ET
- Booster(s): Landing Zones 1 & 2 • Cape Canaveral Space Force Station
The Psyche mission is a journey to a unique metal asteroid orbiting the Sun between Mars and Jupiter. It is believed to be the exposed nickel-iron core of an early planet, providing a unique window into the violent history of collisions and accretion that created terrestrial planets.