Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Offers Best Public Viewing of Atlas V Rocket Launch on May 15, 2013

ksc-atlasvrocketOn Wednesday, May 15, 2013, an Atlas V rocket will blast off from Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. The launch window is from 5:39pm to 5:58pm.

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex guests may view the launch from the Apollo/Saturn V Center, the closest possible public viewing area in Brevard County. This viewing area will feature live NASA launch countdown commentary.

A limited number of Apollo/Saturn V Center launch viewing tickets can be purchased for $20 plus tax, in addition to regular Kennedy Space Center admission. Bus loading for the Apollo/Saturn V Center viewing area will begin at 3:30pm and will continue until 5pm.

If you don’t want to pay extra, regular admission will allow you to view the launch from the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. This area will also feature live mission control commentary.

For more information or to purchase tickets, call 877-313-2610 and visit

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