Launch Viewing Opportunity at Kennedy Space Center for SpaceX Crew-2 Mission Launch on April 22
By Space Coast Daily // April 5, 2021
launch is targeted for 6:11 a.m. ET
BREVARD COUNTY • KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLORIDA – Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is offering a limited amount of tickets for those who want to watch the launch from a unique point of view from Apollo/Saturn V Center.
Human spaceflight continues with the second crew rotation mission to the International Space Station. NASA’s SpaceX Crew-2 mission will launch astronauts on an American spacecraft from American soil to the International Space Station.
Aboard the Crew Dragon spacecraft will be four astronauts: NASA astronauts Shane Kimbrough and Megan McArthur, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Akihiko Hoshide, and ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut Thomas Pesquet.
For this crewed launch, please read carefully as launch viewing opportunities are different than other rocket launches.
To manage the anticipated increased visitation to the visitor complex, all guests wishing to view the upcoming SpaceX Crew-2 launch must pre-purchase any of the below ticket packages online only. Only launch viewing packages will be valid for entry to view the launch. All launch viewing packages are non-refundable.
After the launch, the visitor complex will close and later reopen at 10:00 AM. Package holders are invited back to explore the visitor complex attractions.
Daily admission, multiday tickets and annual passes will be valid for entry at 10:00 AM.
FEEL THE HEAT LAUNCH VIEWING PACKAGE
Get as close to the launch pad as possible, with viewing from the Apollo/Saturn V Center! Stay up-to-date with live launch reports through our jumbo monitor and communicator-led commentary.
WHERE: Apollo/Saturn V Center, approximately 3.9 miles/6.27 kilometers from launch pad
PRICE: $195 plus tax – available only online
- Apollo/Saturn V Center (ASVC) Launch Viewing
- 2-Day admission to Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex (2nd day admission is valid within 30 days after the launch date)
- Live video and audio feed, with live commentary by a space-expert
- Catered meal
- Complimentary souvenir, commemorative launch lithograph, badge and lanyard
- Digital photo from AstroPhotos
Please note that package prices are for all ages. Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is not responsible for the launch’s status or schedule. Please review the Scrub Policy below. All ticket packages are non-refundable. All ticket packages are mission specific for SpaceX Crew-2 and only valid on the date of the launch.
Launch packages are mission specific (example: SpaceX Crew-2) and are non-refundable. This launch can be scheduled for any date/time. Launch tickets are valid for admission once the launch is scheduled (and one additional launch attempt for that mission if a delay occurs prior to visitor complex scheduled opening time of 3:45 AM). Your launch admission ticket may also be used one additional day within a 30-day period after the launch date to explore the rest of the visitor complex shows and exhibits.
In the event of a delay/scrub 3 hours prior to the targeted launch time on the scheduled launch day: All package inclusions will be available on next launch attempt.
In the event of a delay/scrub within 3 hours of the targeted launch time on the scheduled launch day: All package inclusions will be considered used. Food, beverage and retail will be available for purchase at the viewing location. Park admission will be valid for a total of two launch attempts.
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