Space Shuttle Time Capsule to be Sealed in Atlantis at Kennedy Space Center on September 9, 2013

Space Shuttle Atlantis time capsuleThe Kennedy Space Center will be sealing a time capsule within a wall of the Space Shuttle Atlantis on September 9, and the public is welcome to watch.

Inside the time capsule are items related to NASA’s 30-year shuttle program, including a “Mission Accomplished” bear from the final shuttle mission (STS-135 Atlantis), a Kennedy Space Center director’s coin, a mission patch for every shuttle mission, lanyard, official souvenir book and NASA meatball sticker.

The capsule is not scheduled to be opened until 2061.

The time capsule ceremony starts at 10am, and is included in general admission to Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 877-313-2610 and visit

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