The Kennedy Space Center is vast complex so there’s so much to see and explore. we suggest you spend a full day there to enjoy the many exhibits, shows, and attractions.
Get up close to the Space Shuttle Atlantis® in the new Gateway attraction at Kennedy Space Centre, where you can walk around the real shuttle and new and upcoming cutting-edge innovations of space exploration from NASA and their commercial partners. Experience the spaceport of the future where you can launch aboard one of four unforgettable journeys to distant worlds on an immersive ride”
Visit the Apollo/Saturn V Center which features a fully restored, and massive, Saturn V rocket, one of only 3 in the world to the latest innovations for the next deep space exploration Artemis 1. Discover the stories behind the first rocket launchers to the latest SLS (space launcher system).
See the world’s largest collection of astronaut memorabilia from space suits and shuttle equipment down through the years to the bright new future and technological advances as well as tributes to heroes of the Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, and Space Shuttle Programs. From the Shuttle Launch Experience, the Rocket Garden and the Heroes & Legends featuring the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame presented by Boeing® to the live and interactive “Journey to Mars: Explorers Wanted” there is so much to experience at Kennedy Space Centre you will be in awe of the sky above and what lies beyond.
2019 marked the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s historic mission to the Moon. This immersive experience includes new exhibits, interactive enhancements, and additions focusing on the Apollo programme from the days leading up to the first launch, to the Moon landings that followed. Experience the feeling and emotion of the Apollo 11 Mission control centre to the landing itself. Discover unique and awe-inspiring artefacts from the first space suits, moon rocks, mission log books, and personal accounts to re-created interiors of the Apollo spacecraft.
Exhibits at the Apollo/Saturn V Center include:
- Moon Scape, featuring a Lunar Lander and augmented reality stations
Saturn V Projection mapping
1960s re-creation of what it was like to watch the Moon landing
An enhanced Touch the Moon exhibit
A Moon Tree garden
Fisher Space Pen exhibit
CSM-119 – a closer look
The future of space travel comes to life with Gateway the brand-new attraction, featuring the spaceport of the future, Spaceport KSC, and an all-new restaurant, Space Bowl Bistro.
This multi-level attraction engages and inspires through one-of-a-kind experiences, artifacts, and exhibits. Featuring a comprehensive collection of modern-day spacecraft, Gateway shows us the airport of the future and to experience the future of space travel in ways never before possible. Through immersive education, atmospheric effects, and a motion theatre, experience and feel what it’s like to travel in space. Walk through the exhibit as see the universe emerge around you