Out-of-This-World Experiences at Kennedy Space Center Florida
Located in Cape Canaveral, the 140,000-acre Kennedy Space Center® Florida is a must-see attraction where guests will have a hands-on opportunity to learn about the past, present and future of America’s space program.
Meet an Astronaut
The Astronaut Encounter is one of the most popular events at the Kennedy Space Center®. You'll have a chance to chat with one of the select men and women who have been to space. It is a fascinating opportunity to learn about space travel and snap a picture with a real astronaut.
The Kennedy Space Center® is home to many retired rockets and space shuttles, and one of the most popular of these massive artefacts is the Space Shuttle Atlantis. Housed in a massive hanger, the Atlantis sits at a 43.21 degree angle with its payload doors open.
The Kennedy Space Center’s IMAX theater shows two different space-related 3D shows daily, showing viewers the immensity of the universe and how beautiful and fragile the Earth appears when seen from space.
The Kennedy Space Center® and are about one hour’s drive from Orlando. Take State Road 50 east for fifty miles. When your pass I-95, turn right at the next intersection onto SR 405. Follow the signs for ten miles, then turn right onto Space Commerce Way. After a little over a mile the Kennedy Space Center® Visitor Complex is located on the left.