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  • Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex: Admission Ticket

    1. Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex: Admission Ticket

    Enjoy many exhibits, shows, and attractions at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, including Space Shuttle Atlantis®, Shuttle Launch Experience, Rocket Garden, and Heroes & Legends featuring the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame presented by Boeing®. Experience the exhibit "Journey to Mars: Explorers Wanted", which includes a live interactive theater presentation about the Red Planet. Head to the Apollo/Saturn V Center via a Kennedy Space Center Bus Tour, which features a fully restored, massive Saturn V rocket, one of only 3 in the world. At Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex you'll have the opportunity to explore the world’s largest collection of astronaut memorabilia. Not only will you see tributes to the heroes of the Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, and Space Shuttle Programs, but what is happening now and next at Kennedy Space Center, America’s multi-user spaceport.

    Download the App before you get to the space center. There is absolutely zero data available on AT&T or T-Mobile throughout the entire complex. If you do get a signal you can expect less than 1mbps of data and a dialup modem from 1993 would be way faster.

  • Orlando: Kennedy Space Center and Airboat Tour

    2. Orlando: Kennedy Space Center and Airboat Tour

    Less than one hour from Orlando is NASA’s launch headquarters – the Kennedy Space Center. The visitor site offers a fascinating, behind-the-scenes look at the space program. Tour NASA’s launch headquarters, and see space shuttle launch pads from a four-storey observation deck. Walk beneath a massive Saturn V moon rocket, and relive Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the moon. Meet a real astronaut, stroll through the Rocket Garden, and enjoy five-storey IMAX space films. The center also includes the space shuttle Atlantis, bringing visitors nose-to-nose with the priceless Atlantis spacecraft as only astronauts have seen it before. More than 60 interactive, touchscreen experiences and high-tech simulators bring to life the people, passion and patriotism behind NASA’s 30-year space shuttle program, as well as the complexity of the engineering marvel that launched the Hubble Space Telescope a...

    Absolutely incredible experience! If you are fascinated by space travel, you’ll love this place! I wish I could go there every week.

  • Orlando: Kennedy Space Center Visit with Options

    3. Orlando: Kennedy Space Center Visit with Options

    Learn all about space travel on your visit to the Kennedy Space Center on a full-day tour that provides access to a host of experiences that highlight the past, present, and future of the Space Program. Meet a real astronaut, jump on board the Shuttle Launch Experience simulator, watch one of the intriguing IMAX films, and stroll around the incredible rocket garden full of real rockets from missions past. Choose from the following options: • Kennedy Space Center Full-Day: Explore the Kennedy Space Center at your own pace with general admission included in the package. • Ultimate Space Experience: Enjoy a buffet lunch and presentation from a NASA astronaut, after which you can get photos and autographs. Then, take a 2-hour guided bus tour around Kennedy Space Center, which will show you areas not seen on the regular bus tour. See some of the center's amazing space equipment and enjoy a...

    Effie ring bug glitch w transport..first bus was late bc it broke down and had to get on different bus. Guide was great.

  • Kennedy Space Center: Ultimate Space Experience

    4. Kennedy Space Center: Ultimate Space Experience

    Get the Ultimate Experience for Space Enthusiast, a Space Pass! Once we arrive at the main visitor center complex, it's lunch time, and your chance to sit down to a buffet launch and presentation from an astronaut – a great opportunity for photos and autographs. Following lunch it is time to ride the Discover KSC Bus Tour. Taking you right up close to the launch pads, this two-hour fully guided bus tour lets you experience the Kennedy Space Center without having walk around and read the exhibits on your own. The tour shows you areas not seen on the regular bus tours, and shows you some of the center's amazing space equipment. The bus tour ends at the Saturn V Center where you get to walk under the Saturn V rocket and touch a piece of moon rock. This is your chance to see the best that Kennedy Space Center has to offer!

    We took the full tour of the space station, and had a wonderful guide who had been involved in a lot of the launches. His wealth of knowledge was amazing.

  • Kennedy Space Center Tour and Dine with an Astronaut

    5. Kennedy Space Center Tour and Dine with an Astronaut

    Travel into space and orbit the earth with a full-day ticket to the Kennedy Space Center. Explore all public areas of NASA’s space program and launch site and experience the world’s most famous “science museum” for a day of fun and a lifetime of inspiration. Walk beneath a massive moon rocket and climb aboard the shuttle launch. See space shuttle launch pads from a 4-story observation gantry. Relive Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the moon, and meet a real astronaut as you stroll through the Rocket Garden on the way to watching eye-popping IMAX® space films. Your ticket now includes (at no extra cost) the Space Shuttle Atlantis experience, a showcase of the priceless spacecraft that tells the story of NASA’s 30-year Space Shuttle Program. It is displayed as only spacewalking astronauts have seen her before - with payload bay doors open as if it were floating in space. Play with more t...

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Be sure to take a photo where you are parked so that end of day will be easier. Once inside, get a bus ticket asap and start your day at the Apollo Building which houses the Saturn 5 rocket. Plenty of buses and a 15 minute ride to Apollo. Upon you return to the main site, go to the IMAX, then to the Space Shuttle. Lastly, check out the Rocket Garden and see the Astronaut Hall of Fame. Great Day!

Download the App before you get to the space center. There is absolutely zero data available on AT&T or T-Mobile throughout the entire complex. If you do get a signal you can expect less than 1mbps of data and a dialup modem from 1993 would be way faster.

Fantastic experience with a good selection of activities and exhibits which really brought the history of space exploration to life. Definitely worth at least one visit!

There is quite a bit of walking but so worth it! Incredible tribute!

It was a great experience! I definitely recommend it.