Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Offers Brevard County Resident Discount Oct 12-18 .. #BrevardCounty @ExploreSpaceKSC #LoveFL

 

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Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will host its annual “Salute to Brevard” from October 12-18. During that time, Brevard resident ticket pricing will be $19 for adults and $14 for children ages 3 – 11 (plus tax).

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Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Hosts ‘Launch and a Movie’ Sept 29 .. #KSCVC #SpaceX @ExploreSpaceKSC

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Offers Special Viewing Access For Launch of the SpaceX Falcon Heavy

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is offering guests a chance to enjoy a “Launch and a Movie” on Tuesday, September 29.

During Launch and a Movie, guests will view the launch of SpaceX’s GPS III SV04 after a showing of the short film “Journey To Space,” all under the stars and from the safety and comfort of their own vehicle.

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Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Postpones 2020 U. S. Astronaut Hall of Fame® Astronaut Inductions .. @ExploreSpaceKSC #NASA

U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame

The Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF) and Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex have announced that the 2020 U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame induction ceremony and gala will be postponed.

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Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex to Host Annual NASA Day of Remembrance January 30, 2020 .. @ExploreSpaceKSC @NASA

NASA Fallen Astronauts are Honored in Annual Ceremony at Kennedy Space Center - photo by Kirk Garreans for CitySurfing Orlando

NASA, in partnership with The Astronauts Memorial Foundation and Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, will host NASA’s Day of Remembrance on Thursday, January 30 at the Space Mirror Memorial.

The ceremony will honor all astronauts who have sacrificed their lives while furthering the cause of space exploration and discovery.

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Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex to Create 60s Retro Holiday Bash for Annual ‘Holidays in Space’ .. @ExploreSpaceKSC #HolidaysinSpace

Holidays in Space event returns to Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

The annual Holidays in Space event returns to Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex December 13 – 31, and this year will feel like a 60s retro holiday bash.

Guests will enter a futuristic 1960 wonderland through an illuminated rocket archway. Retro music and décor using 60s era patterns, as well as 10,000 sparkling lights, will set the tone.

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Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Announces Special Veterans Day 2019 Offer .. @ExploreSpaceKSC #VeteransDay

In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will unveil a new statue

As a thank you to all the nation’s service men and women this Veterans Day, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex has announced will offer complimentary admission to members of the military – veterans, active-duty, retired and reserve – from November 9 – 11, 2019.

Many of the most famous NASA astronauts, including Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and John Glenn served in the military, and Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex wishes to honor their legacy with this offer.

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Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Partners with Rocket Mortgage to Honor Apollo 11 Crew @ExploreSpaceKSC

In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will unveil a new statue

In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex and Rocket Mortgage by Quicken Loans have announced a new partnership to create a one-of-a-kind bronze statue honoring the historic spaceflight.

The seven-foot-tall bronze statue, set upon a four-foot-tall concrete base, will depict Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins.

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Lockheed Martin Becomes Title Sponsor of the Astronaut Training Experience at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex has officially announced Lockheed Martin as the title sponsor for the new Astronaut Training Experience

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex has officially announced Lockheed Martin as the title sponsor for the new Astronaut Training Experience® (ATX).

The occasion was marked with fanfare and celebrations as representatives from Lockheed Martin pressed a ceremonial “launch” button to signify the official beginning of the relationship with Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.

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Thomas D. Jones, PhD and Captain Scott D. Altman Inducted into U. S. Astronaut Hall of Fame® at Kennedy Space Center  @ExploreSpaceKSC

Saturday, April 21, in a ceremony set beneath space shuttle Atlantis at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, two veteran astronauts, Thomas D. Jones, PhD and Captain Scott D. Altman, were inducted into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame

Saturday, April 21, in a ceremony set beneath space shuttle Atlantis at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, two veteran astronauts were inducted into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame®.

Thomas D. Jones, PhD and Captain Scott D. Altman, who have each demonstrated outstanding accomplishments in furthering NASA’s mission of exploration and discovery, brought the total number of astronauts in this prestigious society to 97.

Both Dr. Jones and Captain Altman have had illustrious careers centered around their love of space and science:

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Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Offers Special Viewing Access For SpaceX Falcon Heavy Launch Feb 6

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Offers Special Viewing Access For Launch of the SpaceX Falcon Heavy

The SpaceX Falcon Heavy is set to lift off from famed Pad 39A on February 6, and the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is offering guests special viewing opportunities through a selection of packages.

They are as follows:

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Out and About: NASA Fallen Astronauts are Honored in Annual Ceremony at Kennedy Space Center

NASA Fallen Astronauts are Honored in Annual Ceremony at Kennedy Space Center - photo by Kirk Garreans for CitySurfing Orlando

Each year the Astronauts Memorial Foundation holds a ceremony at the Kennedy Space Center to remember the astronauts who gave their lives while serving to further the NASA mission of space exploration. It is generally held on the last Thursday of January, since many of the tragedies occurred around this time of year.

This year, the annual Day of Remembrance was held at the Astronauts Memorial Foundation building at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex (KSCVC), as well as at the Space Mirror Memorial.

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Out and About: The New Astronaut Training Experience at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

The New Astronaut Training Experience at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex (KSCVC) has long been known as the gateway to outer space for those seeking to get a close up view of our nation’s space program. Between housing space artifacts and memorabilia, to actual spacecraft like the orbiter Atlantis, as well as hosting viewings of launches from the historic pads, they have always been on the cutting edge of space related tourism.

With the introduction of the all new Astronaut Training Experience (ATX), KSCVC will continue the tradition of offering hands-on interactive exhibits, but with a twist – you actually get to experience training for simulated space missions!

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Holidays in Space Returns to Kennedy Space Center Starting Dec 21, 2016

Holidays In Space Returns to Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex’s annual high-tech holiday celebration, Holidays In Space, returns for its fifth year from December 21-January 1, 2017.

The centerpiece of the nightly event is a “Spirit of Exploration” show projected against the side of a Saturn 1B. Reimagined for 2016, it takes guests on a journey through NASA’s history and plans for the future.

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Out and About: Holidays In Space at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

Friday, I had the chance to attend a mixed media/passholder preview of the 2015 edition of “Holidays in Space” at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, and I have to say it’s a lovely addition to all the other incredible things to see at the complex.

Holidays In Space at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex - NASA ornament

Your first taste of the holiday theming is the giant NASA logo that has been tranformed into a giant ornament. Peace on Earth, indeed.

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