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NASA’s Commercial Crew Program brings a new era of exploration to the Space Coast of Florida. As part of this program, astronauts will launch soon 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 flight tests and continue to work toward 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 Launches

NASA astronauts Bob Behnken (left) and Doug Hurley pose for a portrait in front of the SpaceX Dragon Commercial Crew vehicle mock up.

Commercial Crew SpaceX Demonstration Mission 2 (DEMO-2)

In this landmark crewed test flight launching from Kennedy Space Center, SpaceX will send NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley on a test flight aboard the Crew Dragon spacecraft.

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NASA astronauts Nicole Mann, Michael Fincke, Suni Williams, Josh Cassada, and Eric Boe pose for a picture after a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft onboard was rollout out to the launch pad at Space Launch Complex 41 ahead of the Orbital Flight Test mission, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

Commercial Crew ULA Atlas V Boeing CST-100 Starliner

In a milestone crewed test flight, United Launch Alliance will launch 3 crew members to the International Space Station (ISS) aboard an Atlas V rocket in Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft.


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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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