Prepare For Liftoff
Prepare For Liftoff

Commercial Crew Launches


The Commercial Crew Program brings a new era of space exploration to the Space Coast of Florida. For this historic mission, Americans once again launch from U.S. soil for the first time since the conclusion of the Space Shuttle Program.

Upcoming Launches:

Upcoming Launches

Rocket Launch: NET February 2019 | Commercial Crew SpaceX Demonstration Mission 1 (UNCREWED)

Rocket Launch: TBD March 2019 | Commercial Crew Boeing Orbital Flight Test (UNCREWED)

Rocket Launch: TBD June 2019 | Commercial Crew SpaceX Demonstration Mission 2 (CREWED)

Launch Viewing Packages:


Now selling tickets for the SpaceX Demo-1 launch on January 17, 2019.

Launch Viewing

Feel The Heat Package Launch Viewing


Where: Apollo/Saturn V Center, approximately 3.9 miles/6.27 kilometers from launch pad
Price: $195 per person

Inclusions:

  • Apollo/Saturn V Center (ASVC) Launch Viewing, the closest you can get to the launch pad
  • 2-Day admission to Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
  • Exclusive Shuttle Landing Facility Experience including seeing the final wheel stop for STS-135, space shuttle Atlantis
  • Catered meal
  • (2) Drink tickets
  • Champagne toast with commemorative glass
  • SpaceX hat
  • Digital photo at ASVC
  • Vehicle placard, required for visitor complex parking

 

Feel the Heat” of the Falcon Heavy rocket at the Apollo/Saturn V Center! Stay up-to-date about the launch with live launch reports through our Jumbotron and communicator-led commentary.

You will also have the opportunity to hear from a special guest in a live presentation. Want to bring the entire family? Keep young ones entertained with our Junior Astronaut Activity Area and photo booth. All exhibits will be open to explore at the Apollo/Saturn V Center. This ticket has limited availability.

The last bus for the Feel the Heat package with viewing at the Apollo/Saturn V Center will leave the main visitor complex at 10:30 AM. Please plan enough time to allow for traffic, parking, security and bus boarding. Bus boarding will take place at the Bus Tours area of the visitor complex.

 

Please note that ticket prices are for all ages. Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is not responsible for the launch’s status or schedule. Please review the Scrub Policy for each package. All purchasers understand that the date of the Falcon Heavy launch is still to be announced. All ticket packages are non-refundable. 

Feel The Heat Package Scrub Policy


Launch times and date, and operational hours are subject to change.

 

LAUNCH TICKET PACKAGES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE. Tickets to see the launch are mission specific (example: SpaceX Falcon Heavy). This launch can be scheduled for any date/time.  Launch tickets are valid for admission once the launch is scheduled (and subsequent launch attempts for that mission if a delays occurs).  Launch admission ticket may also be used one additional day within a 90-day period from the date of purchase to explore the rest of the visitor complex shows, exhibits and take the Kennedy Space Center Bus Tour.

 

  1. ADMISSION TICKETS: LAUNCH POSTPONEMENT – In the event of a delay/scrub: Tickets are mission specific, not date specific.  Tickets (with inclusions) are good for the next launch attempt. The vehicle placard is also valid for subsequent launch attempts of the same mission.
  2. PACKAGE INCLUSIONS -
    1. In the event of a delay/scrub prior to visitor complex opening on scheduled launch day:  Package Inclusions will be available on next launch attempt.
    2. In the event of a delay/scrub after visitor complex opening on scheduled launch day:  Package Inclusions will be available for next launch attempt.* Subsequent launch delay/scrubs all inclusions will be considered used. Food, beverage and retail will be available for purchase at the viewing location.  Visitor complex admission, transportation to viewing location and vehicle placard will be valid for all attempts.
      1. *One retail commemorative per guest per package purchased

Feel The Heat Package FAQs


Please review the below regarding this specific launch viewing package.

Feel the Heat Launch Viewing Ticket Information

Closest Package Launch Viewing

SOLD OUT

Where: North lawn of Space Shuttle Atlantis®, approximately 7.5 miles/ 12 kilometers with minimal obstructions
Price: $115

Inclusions:

  • North lawn of Space Shuttle Atlantis Launch Viewing, with minimal visual obstructions of the launch
  • 2-Day Admission to Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
  • Buffet dining
  • SpaceX souvenir
  • Commemorative item for the launch
  • Digital photo on the day of the launch
  • Vehicle placard, required for visitor complex parking

The north lawn of Space Shuttle Atlantis enhancements include live, up-to-date launch information from our communicators and SpaceX’s live feed. Enjoy DJ entertainment while we anticipate the launch. Tour all areas of the visitor complex as well. This ticket has limited availability, so reserve your spot today!

 

Please note that ticket prices are for all ages. Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is not responsible for the launch’s status or schedule. Please review the Scrub Policy for each package. All purchasers understand that the date of the Falcon Heavy launch is still to be announced. All ticket packages are non-refundable. 

Closest Package Scrub Policy

Launch times and date, and operational hours are subject to change.

 

LAUNCH TICKET PACKAGES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE. Tickets to see the launch are mission specific (example: SpaceX Falcon Heavy).  This launch can be scheduled for any date/time.  Launch tickets are valid for admission once the launch is scheduled (and subsequent launch attempts for that mission if a delays occurs).  Launch admission ticket may also be used one additional day within a 90-day period from the date of purchase to explore the rest of the visitor complex shows, exhibits and take the Kennedy Space Center Bus Tour.

 

  1. ADMISSION TICKETS: LAUNCH POSTPONEMENT – In the event of a delay/scrub: Tickets are mission specific, not date specific.  Tickets (with inclusions) will be good for the next launch attempt. The vehicle placard will also be valid for subsequent launch attempts of the same mission.
  2. PACKAGE INCLUSIONS -
    1. In the event of a delay/scrub prior to visitor complex opening on scheduled launch day:  Package Inclusions will be available on next launch attempt.
    2. In the event of a delay/scrub after visitor complex opening on scheduled launch day:  Package Inclusions will be available for next launch attempt.*  Subsequent launch delay/scrubs all inclusions will be considered used. Food, beverage and retail will be available for purchase at the viewing location.  Visitor complex admission, viewing location and vehicle placard will be valid for all attempts.
      1. *One retail commemorative per guest per package purchased

Closest Package FAQs

Please review the below regarding this specific launch viewing package.

Closest Launch Viewing Ticket Information

 

Closer Package Launch Viewing

SOLD OUT

Where: Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, approximately 7.5 miles/ 12 kilometers with rocket visible shortly after lift off
Price: $75

Inclusions:

  • 2-Day Admission to Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
  • Commemorative item
  • Digital photo on the day of the launch
  • Vehicle placard, required for visitor complex parking

 

Visitor complex viewing also includes live launch commentary in the Rocket Garden, with SpaceX’s live feed displayed throughout the complex. You can also explore all the attractions at the visitor complex.

 

Please note that ticket prices are for all ages. Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is not responsible for the launch’s status or schedule. Please review the Scrub Policy for each package. All purchasers understand that the date of the Falcon Heavy launch is still to be announced. All ticket packages are non-refundable. 

Closer Package Scrub Policy

Launch times and date, and operational hours are subject to change.

 

LAUNCH TICKETS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE. Tickets to see the launch are mission specific (example: SpaceX Falcon Heavy).  This launch can be scheduled for any date/time.  Launch tickets are valid for admission once the launch is scheduled (and subsequent launch attempts for that mission if a delays occurs).  Launch admission tickets may also be used one additional day within a 90-day period from the date of purchase to explore the rest of the visitor complex shows, exhibits and take the Kennedy Space Center Bus Tour.

 

LAUNCH POSTPONEMENT In the event of a delay/scrub: Tickets are mission specific, not date specific.  Tickets will be valid for the next launch attempt. The vehicle placard will also be valid for subsequent launch attempts of the same mission.


 

Closer Package FAQs

Please review the below regarding this specific launch viewing package.

Closer Launch Viewing Ticket Information

 

Close Package Launch Viewing

SOLD OUT

Where: ATX Center on Vectorspace Blvd. 12.5 miles/20.1 kilometers from the launch pad (6 miles/9.7 kilometers west of the visitor complex)
Price: $35

Inclusions:

  • Viewing from the ATX Center on Vectorspace Blvd., overlooking the river to the launch pad
  • Live launch information on our Jumbotron
  • Communicator-led commentary
  • Food, beverage and retail for purchase
  • Vehicle placard, required for parking
  • No visitor complex admission included

 

The Close package at Vectorspace Boulevard does not open until 11:30 AM, so please do not arrive earlier that day.

 

Please note that ticket prices are for all ages. Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is not responsible for the launch’s status or schedule. Please review the Scrub Policy for each package. All purchasers understand that the date of the Falcon Heavy launch is still to be announced. All ticket packages are non-refundable. 

Close Package Scrub Policy

LAUNCH POSTPONEMENT: Please remember that all LAUNCH TICKET PACKAGES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.  Launch viewing tickets are mission specific, not date specific. In the event of a delay, tickets and vehicle placard are valid for the next launch attempt.

Close Package FAQs

Please review the below regarding this specific launch viewing package.

Close Launch Viewing Ticket Information

 

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