Top Five Things To Do At Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
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Space shuttle Atlantis is just one of the memorable things you can encounter at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. (NAPS)
(NAPSI)—Each year, millions of people head to Cape Canaveral, Florida
to visit an iconic American landmark where history has been made and
innovation continues today. Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex brings to
life the epic story of the U.S.
space program, offering a full day or more of fun. It allows visitors to get
as close as possible to NASA's Kennedy
with exclusive tours and an in-depth look at the space program's past,
present and future.
With so much to do, see and explore, visitors should plan ahead. Following
are insider tips on five must-see and -do experiences while visiting:
1. Heroes & Legends featuring
Astronaut Hall of Fame®: The newest addition to Kennedy Space
Center Visitor Complex, Heroes & Legends is designed to be a guest's
first stop. The experience uses the early years of the space program to
explore the concept of heroism and the qualities of the individuals who
inspired their generation. Cutting-edge technology, mesmerizing special
effects, priceless artifacts and thought-provoking exhibits amaze and
Bus Tour: The KSC Bus Tour takes visitors behind the gates, providing
exclusive access to the restricted areas of America's spaceport. The tour
concludes at the Apollo/Saturn V Center. Uber space
enthusiasts can purchase a Special Interest Tour, which includes additional
3. Space Shuttle Atlantis®:
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is the permanent home of space shuttle
Atlantis. A dramatic presentation teaches guests about the shuttle's 33
historic missions, including those that secured the future of the Hubble
Space Telescope and the International Space Station. The Shuttle Launch
Experience® ride and training simulators teach shuttle docking and landing.
4. NASA Now: This exhibit
provides unprecedented access to the present and future of space travel.
Offering an up-close look at the most recent vehicles
to have traveled to space, vehicles destined for future visits and those
designed to further exploration and development, NASA Now continues to grow.
A recent addition is the Boeing full-scale engineering model of its CST-100 Starliner crew vehicle.
5. Lunch With An Astronaut:
Lunch With An Astronaut is a not-to-be-missed add-on. During a catered lunch,
a veteran NASA astronaut will share personal stories about what it's really
like to launch, live and work in space. Visitors can ask questions about
anything, from how to sleep in space to what experiments were performed.
Guests can also take a photo with the astronaut.
For further information, tickets and directions,
go to the website at www.kennedyspacecenter.com.
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