Special viewing packages offer the closest view

CAPE CANAVERAL – KENNEDY SPACE CENTER – The past, present and future of space exploration is something visitors can see at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex every day. On October 30, at 2:43 a.m.* guests will be able to witness the real time excitement as the Space X Flacon 9 Crew-3 mission takes flight from Launch Complex 39A.

NASA astronauts Raja Chari, Tom Marshburn and Kayla Barron and ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut Matthias Maurer will comprise the third crew rotation mission to the International Space Station (ISS) as part of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program.

Launch viewing from Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will be offered at the Apollo/Saturn V Center/Banana Creek – just four miles from Launch Complex 39A – and at the main Visitor Complex. A number of select special packages will be offered for an enhanced experience:

Feel the Fun Package

Viewing Location: Atlantis North Lawn

Price: $149

Check In: Begins at 1 a.m., Saturday, October 30


Two–day admission to Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

Entertaining activities for the entire family including glow activities

Real-time launch video and audio feed, along with live, expert commentary

Catered meal

Complimentary souvenir and a commemorative launch card, badge and lanyard

Digital photo from AstroPhotos

Feel the Heat Package

Viewing Location: Apollo/Saturn V Center/Banana Creek

Prices: $250

Bus Boarding: Begins at 12:15 a.m., Saturday, October 30

Package includes:

Two–day admission to Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

Bus transportation through NASA’s gates to the Apollo/Saturn V Center

Real-time launch expert commentary

Complimentary meal served from Moon Rock Cafe

Complimentary premium souvenir

A commemorative launch card, badge and lanyard

Digital photo from AstroPhotos

Ticket packages are sold for the specific mission and not for a specific date. Packages can be booked via the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex website at the following link: https://www.kennedyspacecenter.com or by calling 855-737-5235. The limited-availability packages will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis.

As always, the health and safety of employees and guests is the highest priority for Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. In accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) recommendations, the visitor complex continues to operate at a limited attendance, accommodating social distancing, encouraging advance daily admission purchases, and implementing increased frequency of sanitization and disinfection. Due to the recent increase of COVID-19 cases and the Delta variant, the visitor complex has updated the face mask policy. All guests, including those vaccinated against COVID-19, are required to wear face coverings in all indoor locations, except when actively eating or drinking. This includes all attractions, attraction queues, show viewing areas, restaurants and buses. Guests who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 are not required to wear face coverings outdoors. Additional details are available at: www.kennedyspacecenter.com/info/coronavirus.

*Launch viewing is not available for daily admission ticket holders and this launch is a blackout date for annual passes. Launch date, time and viewing opportunities are subject to change. Launches can be affected by technical and mechanical issues as well as range operations and weather, either in advance or at the last minute.

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, inspiration and educational activities. Currently open with limited capacity due to COVID-19, included with admission are Heroes & Legends, featuring the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame®, presented by Boeing, Space Shuttle Atlantis®, Journey To Mars: Explorers Wanted, space films, the Rocket Garden, the all-new Planet Play and the Apollo/Saturn V Center. Only 45 minutes from Orlando, Fla., Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is open daily from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Admission is $57 + tax for adults and $47 + tax for children ages 3 – 11. For more information, call 877-313-2610 or visit www.KennedySpaceCenter.com.

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