PREPARE FOR LIFTOFF


NASA’s Commercial Crew Program brings a new era of exploration to the Space Coast of Florida. As part of this program, astronauts have launched from U.S. soil for the first time since 2011 to service the International Space Station (ISS). NASA and the commercial partners have completed uncrewed and crewed flight tests, and continue to work toward regularly launching humans into orbit. Experience the awe and excitement of these launches from within a few miles/kilometers from the launch pad at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex!


Upcoming Commercial Crew Launches

SpaceX Falcon 9 launch from Launch Complex 39 for the SpaceX Demo-2 launch of astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken.

Commercial Crew SpaceX Crew-1

OCTOBER 23, 2020

Marking the beginning of regular flights of astronauts from American soil, SpaceX will launch NASA astronauts Victor Glover, Michael Hopkins, Shannon Walker and JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) astronaut Soichi Noguchi to the ISS for a full duration mission.

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Boeing CST-100 Starliner in space conceptual art

ULA Atlas V Boeing CST-100 Starliner Uncrewed Flight Test

TO BE ANNOUNCED

United Launch Alliance will send the Boeing Starliner spacecraft aboard an Atlas V rocket in an uncrewed test flight. This launch is in preparation for the return of human spaceflight to Kennedy Space Center.


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Learn insider tips on how to best prepare for a launch day at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.

Prepare For a Launch Day

Learn insider tips on how to best prepare for a launch day at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.

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NASA Administrator Charles Bolden discusses the agency

About Commercial Crew

NASA's Commercial Crew Program is a partnership to develop and fly human space transportation systems.

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A rocket launches into the sunset.

A NEW ERA OF SPACE EXPLORATION: LAUNCH VIEWING FROM KSC

Learn about the Commercial Crew Program crews and the upcoming launches from America’s multi-user spaceport, Kennedy Space Center.

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