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Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

The Experience: The Kennedy Space Center Visitor Experience

  • Space Shuttle Atlantis®
    Space Shuttle Atlantis℠
  • Angry Birds® Experience
    Angry Birds™ Space Encounter
  • Lunch with an Astronaut
    Lunch with an Astronaut
  • Astronaut Training Experience® (ATX)
    Astronaut Training Experience (ATX)®
  • NASA IMAX® Space Films
    IMAX® Theater
  • Apollo Saturn V Experience
    Apollo Saturn V Center
  • Exploration Space
    Exploration Space
  • Rocket Garden Experience
    Rocket Garden
  • Astronaut Encounter
    Astronaut Encounter
  • US Astronaut Hall of Fame
    U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame
  • Astronaut Memorial
    Astronaut Memorial
  • Children's Play Dome
    Children's Play Dome
  • Early Space Exploration
    Early Space Exploration
  • Stand nose-to-nose with Space Shuttle Atlantis and become immersed in true-to-life spaceflight. Celebrate the people and accomplishments of America’s incredible 30-year shuttle program.

  • Live the thrilling launch experience of astronaut crews aboard NASA's Space Shuttle. 
  • Intergalactic egg-chasing comes to life. Take the journey by passing through a vortex on the way to a strange space universe. Experience The Danger Zone, Cold Cuts Tile Puzzle, Create Your Own Angry Bird, Eggsteroids Slingshot and Red Planet Laser Challenge.

  • Where else on Earth can you visit with someone who has eaten breakfast, lunch and dinner in orbit? Hear an inspiring presentation, enjoy a meal and question a veteran NASA astronaut who has “been there, done that.”

  • Train like an astronaut! Immerse yourself in the world of today’s astronauts at ATX (Astronaut Training Experience) – an intense, exciting half-day of hands-on training and preparation for the rigors of space flight, designed with the help of NASA astronauts.
  • Don’t miss these two incredible 3D IMAX Theater presentations that capture the breathtaking images of the Hubble Telescope and life aboard the International Space Station. You’ll leave Earth without ever leaving your seat.

  • Recapture all the wonder, risk and challenge of America’s race to the moon with an unforgettable visit to the Apollo/Saturn V Center. See the largest rocket ever made, touch a moon rock and watch in wonder as that magic journey to the moon is brought to life once again.

  • Immerse yourself in the future of space exploration! Exploration Space: Explorers Wanted combines live theater, interactive experiences and large-scale multimedia presentations to educate and inspire the next generation of space explorers.

  • Capture the thrill of early space flight, surrounded by the actual rockets of Mercury, Gemini and Apollo.

  • Enjoy the Astronaut Encounter and hear firsthand about space travel from veteran astronauts.

  • Meet the American heroes who have stretched our understanding of the universe and pushed our human potential to the limits. Come celebrate their achievements and hear their personal stories as you view the LARGEST collection of astronaut memorabilia ever assembled.

  • The touching Astronaut Memorial honors the men and women who have given their lives for space exploration. The names of NASA’s fallen astronauts are emblazoned on the monument’s black granite surface as if to be projected into the heavens.

  • Imagination has always fueled the space program and nowhere is that imagination more evident than inside the Children’s Play Dome. Here “junior astronauts” let their imaginations soar in this space-themed, one-of-a-kind playground.

  • Featuring artifacts from the first manned spaceflights and houses the original Mercury mission control consoles. 


  • Get inspired at Robot Scouts exhibit, where you can walk-through an exhibit of unmanned planetary probes.