The greatest space adventure on Earth! Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is a full day experience where you can see the largest rocket ever flown... Gaze in wonder at a close-up view of Space Shuttle Atlantis, relive the wonder and excitement of the Apollo era, and much, much more... Some of the many exhibits and actvities at Kennedy Space Center's Visitors Complex include:
- Space Shuttle Atlantis℠ Exhibit
Your journey begins in the Atlantis theater where we bring to life the story of the people who dared to do the impossible. Gaze in wonder at a close-up view of Space Shuttle Atlantis, displayed in mid-flight glory. With more than 60 interactive exhibits, it's a moving celebration of humankind’s greatest achievements.
- Rocket Garden
At NASA, it is often said that we stand on the shoulders of giants. Nowhere is that more apparent than in the Rocket Garden. Behind every rocket you see are great men and women engineers and astronauts, designers and thinkers who turned dreams into history. It is here you find the first rocket to break free from gravity.
- Shuttle Launch Experience
Shuttle Launch Experience immerses visitors in the sights, sounds and feelings of a Space Shuttle launch, an incredible journey of launching into space and orbiting Earth aboard a Space Shuttle. Guest crewmembers strap in and go vertical for launch in a one-of-a-kind custom-designed crew cabin.
- Apollo/Saturn V Center
Relive the wonder and excitement of the Apollo era in this one-of-a-kind exhibit that celebrates the unprecedented achievement of putting man on the moon and the joy felt in that moment by all humankind.
- Astronaut Encounter
You’re invited to meet a veteran NASA astronaut at the live Astronaut Encounter show. Offered multiple times daily, this exciting presentation features an astronaut every day with more than 30 of the approximately 500 hundred men and women who have flown in space scheduled throughout the year.