The Two Towers: Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex's Atlantis Exhibit Boasts New Addition

The Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex’s Atlantis Exhibit is gaining new elements that should serve as a beacon for guests. Photo Credit: Jeffrey J. Soulliere

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla — The operators of the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, Delaware North Companies (DNC), are continuing to make progress toward the planned June 29, 2013, […]

Launch Viewing Guide for SpaceX Falcon 9

Want to know the best spots from which to watch SpaceX’s Falcon 9 launch? Image Courtesy of Max-Q Entertainment

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla — So, you’re in town and you’ve just found out that SpaceX (does anybody call them Space Exploration Technologies anymore?) will be launching one of the company’s highly-successful Falcon 9 rockets […]

Kennedy Space Center Celebrates 'Holidays in Space'

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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla – Santa and Mrs. Claus have stopped by the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex located in Florida. This marks the second year that the duo have used hypergolic-fueled reindeer to travel from the North Pole to the new home of space shuttle Atlantis.

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Atlantis Rises

Atlantis is safely in her new building and tilted at an angle of 43.21 degrees.Photo Credit: Blue Sawtooth Studio / Julian Leek

Atlantis, resembling some bizarre mummy, rests shrink wrapped with 16,000 square feet of a white plastic coating—to protect her from dust and dirt as work went on inside the unfinished structure, […]

Atlantis Prepared For Final Voyage

Space shuttle Atlantis was rolled over to NASA’s Vehicle Assembly Building on Oct. 17, this marked the final move for the orbiter before she travels to the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex on Nov. 2, 2012. Photo Credit: Val Phillips

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla – Space shuttle Atlantis is unique among the “three sisters” […]

Launch Viewing Guide: SpaceX Falcon-9 Rocket GO For Launch Sunday Evening

The SpaceX Falcon-9 rocket with its Dragon spacecraft about 2 hours before launch, as seen from a 920th Rescue Wing Pave Hawk helicopter. Photo Credit: Mike Killian / Zero-G News

The SpaceX Falcon-9 rocket with its Dragon spacecraft about 2 hours before launch, as seen from a 920th Rescue Wing Pave Hawk helicopter. Photo Credit: Mike Killian / Zero-G News

Space Exploration Technologies, better known as SpaceX, is scheduled to launch their Dragon spacecraft atop a Falcon 9 rocket this Sunday at 8:35 […]

PHOTO FEATURE: Endeavour And Atlantis, Face-To-Face One Last Time

Space shuttle's Atlantis and Endeavour, face-to-face for the last time as they swaped locations at Kennedy Space Center this morning. Atlantis was moved back to the OPF to finish out her retirement processing, and Endeavour was moved into the VAB to await her flight to California next month. Photo Credit: Mike Killian for Zero-G News and AmericaSpace

Space shuttle’s Atlantis and Endeavour, face-to-face for the last time as they swapped locations at Kennedy Space Center this morning. Atlantis was moved back to the OPF to finish out her retirement processing, and Endeavour was moved into the VAB to await her flight to California next month. Photo Credit: Mike Killian for […]

Three Shuttle Veterans Set to Be Inducted Into Astronaut Hall of Fame

Photo Credit: U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame

Three space shuttle veterans are being inducted into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex on Saturday, May 5 at 3 p.m. The ceremony will be carried like on NASA Television. The three astronauts that will be included into the hall […]

SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch Viewing Guide

SpaceX launching their Dragon spacecraft for the first time on the COTS-1 demo flight in December 2010. Photo Credit: Mike Killian

SpaceX launching their Dragon spacecraft for the first time on the COTS-1 demo flight in December 2010. Photo Credit: Mike Killian

Space Exploration Technologies, better known as SpaceX, is scheduled to launch their Dragon spacecraft atop a Falcon 9 rocket at 12:22pm EST on April 30th from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Space […]

NASA Optimus Prime Spinoff Awards Ceremony

The awards ceremony was held in the rocket garden at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Photo Credit: Julian Leek / Blue Sawtooth

The awards ceremony was held in the rocket garden at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Photo Credit: Julian Leek / Blue Sawtooth

With the loud speaker crackling a bold unforgettable voice gave the animated introduction to the ceremony. That voice belongs to Peter Cullen, better known as the voice of Optimus Prime […]