Category: Kennedy Space Center

Brevard Public Schools Destination Space Volunteers Wanted for Kennedy Space Center Study Trip

Brevard Public Schools announced that we are going back “live and in person” to the Kennedy Space Center for the 20th Anniversary of our Grade 6 Destination Space study trip program. […]

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Blood Moon Total Lunar Eclipse at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center

This composite made from ten images shows the progression of the Moon during a total lunar eclipse above the Vehicle Assembly Building, on Nov. 8, 2022, at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. […]

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NASA Artemis I Mission Rocket, Spacecraft Back on Pad 39B at Kennedy Space Center

Around 8:30 a.m. EDT on Nov. 4, NASA’s Space Launch System rocket and NASA’s Orion Spacecraft for the Artemis I mission arrived at launch pad 39B after a nearly nine-hour journey from the Vehicle Assembly Building. […]

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WATCH: NASA’s SpaceX Crew-5 Successfully Launches to International Space Station from Kennedy Space Center

The crew members assigned to NASA’s SpaceX Crew-5 mission are in orbit following their launch to the International Space Station at noon EDT Wednesday, from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. […]

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Port Canaveral Releases Plans for Artemis Launch From NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Aug. 29

Port Canaveral today released its plan for access to the Port during the launch of NASA’s Artemis 1 from Launch Complex 39B at the Kennedy Space Center north of the Port. […]

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Launch Credit Union Reopens Kennedy Space Center Branch After Long-Awaited Remodel

Launch Credit Union reopened its multi-function facility branch at Kennedy Space Center on Aug. 2 after a long-awaited remodel. The branch sits adjacent to NASA’s Vehicle Assembly Building and serves employees at Kennedy Space Center. […]

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BACK TO THE MOON: Countdown and Launch Operations Start in the Rocco A. Petrone Launch Control Center at Kennedy Space Center

We’re going back to the Moon but the countdown and launch operations start here, in the Rocco A. Petrone Launch Control Center at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. Engineers control many activities preparing NASA’s Space Launch System and NASA’s Orion Spacecraft for launch from their consoles in Firing Room 1 – utilizing a complex suite of software linking launch team operations to Launch Pad 39B, as well as the Eastern Range and other NASA control centers. […]

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Space Force Lays Out Priorities as Launches Surge at Kennedy Space Center to 67 This Year

A decade ago, the major launch pads at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station and Kennedy Space Center in Florida were flying just three or four missions annually. Now, after a record 31 launches in 2021, they are expecting to host 67 this year, or almost one every five days. […]

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Three Space Explorers Inducted into Astronaut Hall of Fame at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

The Space Shuttle Atlantis attraction served as the backdrop for the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame induction ceremony June 11 at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida. Beneath Atlantis, former astronauts Chris Ferguson, David Leestma, and Sandra Magnus were inducted as the class of 2022. This year’s induction brings the total number of AHOF members to 105. […]

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NASA Plans to Conduct Another Attempt of Wet Dress Rehearsal in Early June

NASA’s SLS rocket and Orion spacecraft arrived back at Kennedy’s Vehicle Assembly Building on April 26 after a 10-hour journey from launch pad 39B. NASA plans to conduct another attempt of the wet dress rehearsal in early June to demonstrate the ability to load propellant into the tanks and conduct a full launch countdown ahead of the Artemis I launch this summer. […]

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NASA Set to Discuss the Next Wet Dress Rehearsal Test for Artemis I Moon Mission

NASA will hold a media teleconference at 3 p.m. EDT on Monday, April 18, to discuss the status of the next wet dress rehearsal test of the agency’s Space Launch System rocket and Orion spacecraft at Launch Complex 39B at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida ahead of the uncrewed Artemis I lunar mission. […]

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NASA to Discuss Wet Dress Rehearsal, Initial Findings From Artemis Moon Mission Modified Test

NASA will hold a media teleconference at 3 p.m. EDT on Friday, April 15, to discuss the wet dress rehearsal test of the agency’s Space Launch System rocket and Orion spacecraft at Launch Complex 39B at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida ahead of the uncrewed Artemis I lunar mission. […]

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NASA Prepares for Launch of SpaceX Crew-4 Mission to the International Space Station

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-4 mission sending astronauts to the International Space Station is targeted for 5:26 a.m. EDT Saturday, April 23, from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The Crew Dragon spacecraft, dubbed by Crew-4 as Freedom, is scheduled to dock at the space station at 6 a.m. Sunday, April 24. […]

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American Space Museum to Host ‘Golden Anniversary of the Dawn of the Space Shuttle Era’ on April 16

The American Space Museum will host the “Golden Anniversary of the Dawn of the Space Shuttle Era” on Saturday, April 16th at Hyatt Place Titusville from 9 am – 5 pm, featuring talks and fellowship with space workers and astronauts. […]

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Space Perspective Reveals the World’s First Ever Customizable Space Lounge

Space Perspective, the Earth’s leading luxury spaceflight experience company, set on advancing a better appreciation of planet Earth and the interconnectedness of the human race, today reveals Spaceship Neptune’s patented, customizable Space Lounge interior. […]

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WATCH: Axiom Private Astronauts Headed to International Space Station, Will Dock With ISS Saturday

Four private astronauts are in orbit following the successful launch of Axiom Mission 1 (Ax-1), the first all private astronaut mission to the International Space Station. Axiom Space astronauts lifted off at 11:17 a.m. EDT on Friday, April 8, from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. […]

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Artemis I Team Ends Monday’s Attempt at Wet Dress Rehearsal at Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex 39B

The Artemis I team has ended Monday’s attempt at the wet dress rehearsal test at 5 p.m. The countdown ended after partially loading liquid oxygen into the Space Launch System core stage tank. After troubleshooting a temperature limit issue for the liquid oxygen, which delayed the countdown by several hours, the team successfully developed a new procedure for loading the liquid oxygen and filled the tank to 50 percent.  […]

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