News from kennedy space center visitor complex A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Dec 02, 2014, 13:35 ET
http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7385151-kennedy-space-center-visitor-complex-orion-spacecraft-december-4/gallery/image/719a9d42-b4db-4363-a79c-37a1755e12f1.HR.jpg

Exclusive Launch Day Experience for Historic Orion Launch Dec. 4 at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

 KENNEDY SPACE CENTER – There's no better place to be on the morning of Thursday, Dec. 4 than Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, where...

Jun 28, 2013, 18:51 ET

Space Shuttle Atlantis(SM) - World's Most Comprehensive Attraction Devoted to NASA's 30-Year Space Shuttle Program - Opens June 29 at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

  KENNEDY SPACE CENTER – On June 29, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will open the doors to the world's most comprehensive and...

Apr 25, 2013, 17:47 ET
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.  (PRNewsFoto/Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex)

Space Shuttle Atlantis Emerges from Protective Shrink Wrap as Work Continues on New Attraction at Kennedy Space Center

  KENNEDY SPACE CENTER – NASA's Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex today began the two-day process of unwrapping the Atlantis orbiter...

Apr 20, 2013, 19:25 ET
Space shuttle astronauts Bonnie Dunbar (at left), Curt Brown and Eileen Collins acknowledge applause after their induction into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame Saturday at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. They joined an elite group of American space heroes such as Neil Armstrong, Alan Shepard, Jim Lovell and Sally Ride. Brown served as a shuttle pilot three times and commander three times. Collins was the first woman pilot and commander of a shuttle. Dunbar was a mission specialist and payload commander on five shuttle missions. It was the first time two women astronauts have been enshrined together.  (PRNewsFoto/Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex)

Space Shuttle Astronauts Curt Brown, Eileen Collins and Bonnie Dunbar Inducted into U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame

 KENNEDY SPACE CENTER – Space Shuttle astronauts Curt Brown, Eileen Collins and Bonnie Dunbar, Ph.D., today joined an elite group of...

Mar 22, 2013, 14:27 ET
The internationally popular Angry Birds(TM) have landed at NASA's Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex for a new mission in space. Angry Birds Space Encounter, the first comprehensive, interactive Angry Birds attraction in the United States designed for people of all ages, opened today at the Visitor Complex. Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex partnered with Rovio Entertainment, creator of the globally successful Angry Birds franchise, including Angry Birds Space, to bring the beloved characters to life.  (PRNewsFoto/Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex)

Angry Birds™ Space Encounter Opens at NASA's Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

 KENNEDY SPACE CENTER – The internationally popular Angry Birds™ have landed at NASA's Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex for a...

Feb 21, 2013, 16:53 ET
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex officials unveil the logo and announce the $100 million home of Space Shuttle Atlantis, seen in the background, will open June 29. From left to right: Space Shuttle Astronaut Jon McBride, Visitor Complex Chief Operating Officer Bill Moore, Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts President Rick Abramson, Visitor Complex Director of Project Development and Construction Tim Macy and PGAV Destinations Principal Mike Konzen. Delaware North operates the visitor complex for NASA, and PGAV Desitnations designed the exhibit.   (PRNewsFoto/Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex)

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Unveils Name, Logo and Opening Date for New $100 Million Home for Space Shuttle Atlantis

 NASA's Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex marked yet another major milestone today in the construction of its 90,000-square-foot, $100...

Feb 07, 2013, 15:35 ET
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.  (PRNewsFoto/Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex)

Addition of $100 Million Home of Space Shuttle Atlantis, Other Experiences Enhancing Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex as a 2013 Destination

 Following an action-filled 2012, NASA's Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, just east of Orlando, is anticipating a momentous...

Dec 17, 2012, 17:00 ET

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex to Open Dec. 25 for the First Time; Free Child Admission with Paid Adult Dec. 17 - Jan. 7

 Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is celebrating the holidays by opening to guests on Christmas Day for the first time in 45 years, and...

Nov 02, 2012, 19:37 ET
Space Shuttle Atlantis arrived today at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex to begin its new mission as the dramatically displayed centerpiece of a $100 million exhibit scheduled to open in July 2013.  (PRNewsFoto/Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex)

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Welcomes Space Shuttle Atlantis as Centerpiece of $100 Million Exhibit to Open in July 2013

 Space Shuttle Atlantis arrived today at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex to begin its new mission as the dramatically displayed...

Oct 17, 2012, 14:00 ET
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.  (PRNewsFoto/Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex)

Space Shuttle Atlantis to Make Historic Final Journey at Kennedy Space Center in Last-Ever Move of a NASA Orbiter

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER -- Fans of NASA's Space Shuttle Program will have their last opportunity to see an orbiter on the move when...

Jul 20, 2012, 13:02 ET
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.  (PRNewsFoto/Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex)

NASA oferece pela primeira vez aos visitantes do Centro Espacial Kennedy (Kennedy Space Center) acesso às proximidades da plataforma de lançamento

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER -- Pela primeira vez nos 50 anos de história do Centro Espacial Kennedy (Kennedy Space Center), a NASA vai começar...

Jul 19, 2012, 16:10 ET
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.  (PRNewsFoto/Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex)

NASA Giving Kennedy Space Center Visitors Up-Close Access to Launch Pad for the First Time

 KENNEDY SPACE CENTER -- For the first time in the 50-year history of Kennedy Space Center, NASA on Friday will begin allowing public...

Jun 27, 2012, 18:27 ET
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is offering rare behind-the-scenes tours for its 50th anniversary year, including one taking visitors inside the massive, 525-foot-tall Vehicle Assembly Building, where the Apollo rockets and space shuttles were assembled.   (PRNewsFoto/Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex)

Kennedy Space Center's 50th Anniversary Celebration Includes Nod to the Past and Look to the Future

 Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Kennedy Space Center on Sunday, July 1 with a program that...

Jun 14, 2012, 21:19 ET
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.  (PRNewsFoto/Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex)

Visitantes do Centro Espacial Kennedy conseguem acesso raro ao Centro de Controle de Lançamentos da NASA

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER (CENTRO ESPACIAL KENNEDY) -- Pela primeira vez em mais de 30 anos, a NASA  está permitindo acesso aos convidados do...

Jun 08, 2012, 12:16 ET
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.  (PRNewsFoto/Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex)

Kennedy Space Center Visitors Getting Rare Access Inside NASA's Launch Control Center

 KENNEDY SPACE CENTER -- For the first time in more than 30 years, NASA is allowing Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex guests...

May 24, 2012, 12:29 ET
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.  (PRNewsFoto/Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex)

Kennedy Space Center recebe visitantes no ano do 50o aniversário com turnês e ofertas especiais

A NASA está oferecendo aos visitantes um acesso raro a diversas áreas especiais do Centro Espacial Kennedy (Kennedy Space Center), no...

May 23, 2012, 18:34 ET
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is offering rare behind-the-scenes tours for its 50th anniversary year, including one taking visitors inside the massive, 525-foot-tall Vehicle Assembly Building, where the Apollo rockets and space shuttles were assembled. For more information on tours of Kennedy Space Center, visit www.KennedySpaceCenter.com.  (PRNewsFoto/Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex)

Kennedy Space Center Welcoming Visitors During 50th Anniversary Year with Special Tours and Offers

 NASA is offering visitors rare access to several key areas of Kennedy Space Center during its 50th anniversary year to enhance a popular...

May 18, 2012, 12:14 ET
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is offering rare behind-the-scenes tours for its 50th anniversary year, including one taking visitors inside the massive, 525-foot-tall Vehicle Assembly Building, where the Apollo rockets and space shuttles were assembled.   (PRNewsFoto/Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex)

Kennedy Space Center Welcoming Visitors During 50th Anniversary Year with Special Tours and Offers

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- NASA is offering visitors rare access to several key areas of Kennedy Space Center during its 50th anniversary...

Nov 04, 2011, 13:30 ET
Visitors to NASA's Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex now have the opportunity to see inside the Vehicle Assembly Building for the first time in more than 30 years.  (PRNewsFoto/Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex)

For the First Time in More Than 30 Years, Guests Are Invited Inside Kennedy Space Center's Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) to See Where Rockets Are Built

 For more than 30 years, tour buses have driven guests past the 525-foot tall Vehicle Assembly Building, or VAB, at Kennedy Space Center,...

Apr 12, 2011, 14:20 ET

NASA's Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Awarded Space Shuttle Atlantis

NASA officials announced today that Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex has been selected to permanently display space shuttle Atlantis upon...