Orlando’s Todd Thompson Partners With Fathom Events for Limited Theater Showing of ‘Woman in Motion: Nichelle Nichols, Star Trek and the Remaking of NASA’ .. #WomenInMotion #NASA #NichelleNichols #StarTrek

Woman in Motion: Nichelle Nichols, Star Trek and the Remaking of NASA

Woman in Motion: Nichelle Nichols, Star Trek and the Remaking of NASA, the inspiring true story of how renowned Star Trek actress Nichelle Nichols pioneered the NASA recruiting program to hire people of color and the first female astronauts, will open in movie theaters nationwide February 2,4 and 6, 2021, courtesy of Fathom Events.

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

 

Kennedy Space Center Visitor's Complex - NASA sign

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 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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Apollo 11 Moon landing 50th Anniversary Events This Week in Central Florida #Apollo11

50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing Mission - image: NASA

This week marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing Mission, and Central Florida is celebrating all week long!

If you want to take part in the fun, here is a list of events scheduled for the 50th anniversary remembrance:

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UCF Team Among Those Selected by @NASA to to Study Our Moon and More #SSERVI

Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute

NASA announced it has selected eight new research teams to collaborate on research into the intersection of space science and human space exploration as part of the Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (SSERVI).

One of those teams is the Center for Lunar and Asteroid Surface Science (CLASS), led by Dan Britt at the University of Central Florida in Orlando.

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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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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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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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