There’s a lot to discover this summer at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida. The focus is on the authentic and original experiences, displays, artifacts and activities that immerse visitors in the real side of space.

Through August, a series of events will be available to guests that highlight the best of what the visitor complex has to offer.

  • June 10, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.: BEYOND EARTH Series (Journey To Mars)

Meet veteran NASA astronauts Joan Higginbotham  and Julie Payette and hear their stories first-hand. They will be inside Journey To Mars Launched by United Launch Alliance at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. to share how every job in the space industry is important from launch to landing. These two trailblazing women will talk about their time at NASA and Payette will speak to her time with NASA and the Canadian Space Agency.  They will be available for photos after their presentation. This experience is included with admission. For more information, click here

  • June 25 & 26, 2 and 4 p.m.: Women in Space Presentations

Women in Space presentations return to the visitor complex this summer, featuring the space industry’s trailblazing women who will share their inspirational stories. On June 25 -26 at 2 and 4 p.m., each astronaut will give a presentation on their successful careers. Following each presentation, there will be a photo opportunity. (Their books can be purchased in the Space Shop or pre-purchased copies can be brought.)

Many more events and exhibitions here