Take a Walk On Mars at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex New Destination: Mars Experience
09.19.2016

Take a Walk On Mars at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex New Destination: Mars Experience

A walk on Mars may be in the future for astronauts, but at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, guests don’t have to wait. A new, limited-time attraction Destination: Mars, which opened today, makes it possible to “walk on Mars” using real imagery from NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover brought to life by Microsoft HoloLens, the world’s first self-contained holographic computer running Windows 10. Presented exclusively by Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, the experience will be located in a pop-up theater and will only be available through January 1, 2017.
‘DESTINATION: MARS’ MEDIA PREVIEW SEPT. 18
09.13.2016

‘DESTINATION: MARS’ MEDIA PREVIEW SEPT. 18

Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin will join representatives from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Microsoft HoloLens and Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex for a media preview of the new Destination: Mars experience.
Enhance Your Space Experience
08.31.2016

Enhance Your Space Experience

Each year, more than 1 million guests from around the world experience their very own space adventure by exploring the exciting past, present and future of America’s space program at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. In addition to the many attractions included with admission, behind-the-scenes tours and special programs offer even more engagement experiences. 


 
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex announces The Boeing Company as Title Sponsor for Heroes & Legends, featuring the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame®
06.30.2016

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex announces The Boeing Company as Title Sponsor for Heroes & Legends, featuring the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame®

Therrin Protze, chief operating officer of the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, today announced The Boeing Company as the title sponsor of the upcoming attraction Heroes & Legends, featuring the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame®. The news marks the first time in more than 50 years that the visitor complex has entered into an agreement with a corporate sponsor. 
New Attraction – Heroes and Legends Featuring the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame® – Breaks Ground at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
05.29.2015

New Attraction – Heroes and Legends Featuring the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame® – Breaks Ground at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (May 29, 2015) – KENNEDY SPACE CENTER – Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex today broke ground on a next-generation attraction designed to touch the hearts and minds of the next generation of space explorers – Heroes and Legends, featuring the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame®, scheduled to open in 2016.
Robot Rocket Rally at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex March 14-16 Celebrates Leading-Edge Robotic Technology
02.27.2014

Robot Rocket Rally at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex March 14-16 Celebrates Leading-Edge Robotic Technology

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Feb. 27, 2014) KENNEDY SPACE CENTER A robot revolution will invade Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex March 14-16 for the first-ever Robot Rocket RallySM, a three-day festival celebrating the latest in robotic technology from NASA, industry leaders and universities.
 
New KSC Up-Close Explore Tour Spans Past and Future of Space Program at Kennedy Space Center
02.19.2014

New KSC Up-Close Explore Tour Spans Past and Future of Space Program at Kennedy Space Center

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Feb. 19, 2014) KENNEDY SPACE CENTER – Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will launch a new tour on Feb. 24 giving visitors an insider’s view of the U.S. Space Program, from the launch sites of today at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station to the past and future of space exploration at Kennedy Space Center.
 
Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts Names Therrin Protze New Chief Operating Officer of Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
01.17.2014

Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts Names Therrin Protze New Chief Operating Officer of Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

BUFFALO, N.Y. and CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Jan. 17, 2014) – Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts, a leading provider of stewardship and hospitality in special places, has named Therrin Protze chief operating officer (COO) of Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.
 
Opening of Space Shuttle Atlantis at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex a Highlight of 2013 Year in Tourism Industry
12.23.2013

Opening of Space Shuttle Atlantis at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex a Highlight of 2013 Year in Tourism Industry

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Dec. 23, 2013) KENNEDY SPACE CENTER – The June 29 opening of the $100 million Space Shuttle AtlantisSM attraction at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex was a 2013 tourism industry highlight, garnering international media attention and praise from visitors who came to Central Florida to see the iconic spacecraft in its new home.
 
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex’s new Space Shuttle Atlantis<sup>SM</sup> Attraction Invites Guests to ‘Be the Astronaut’
06.28.2013

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex’s new Space Shuttle AtlantisSM Attraction Invites Guests to ‘Be the Astronaut’

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (June 28, 2013) KENNEDY SPACE CENTER – Space Shuttle AtlantisSM guests at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex can see the priceless, historic Atlantis spacecraft as only astronauts have seen it before – rotated 43.21 degrees with payload bay doors open and its Canadarm (robotic arm) extended, as if it has just undocked from the International Space Station.