​​​​​​​Kennedy Space Center to Host Launch Viewing for ULA Atlas V Starliner Orbital Flight Test July 30

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limited-availability packages will be sold on first-come, first-served basis

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex guests will once again “feel the heat” when the United Launch Alliance Atlas V CST-100 Starliner Orbital Flight Test 2 soars toward the stratosphere on Friday, July 30 at approximately 2:53 p.m. EDT. (NASA image)

BREVARD COUNTY • CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex guests will once again “feel the heat” when the United Launch Alliance Atlas V CST-100 Starliner Orbital Flight Test 2 soars toward the stratosphere on Friday, July 30 at approximately 2:53 p.m. EDT.

Special viewing packages will include the popular Feel the Fun (Atlantis North Lawn) and Feel the Heat (Apollo/Saturn V Center).

“As we continue to reopen operations, we are excited to bring back some of our most sought-after launch viewing opportunities,” said Therrin Protze, chief operating officer, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.

“This is an exciting launch as we prepare for Boeing’s upcoming crewed launches.”

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex offers some of the closest public viewings of launches with distinctive experiences like live launch commentary from space experts and access to all exhibits and attractions prior to the launch.

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex offers some of the closest public viewings of launches with distinctive experiences like live launch commentary from space experts and access to all exhibits and attractions prior to the launch. (NASA image)

Viewing opportunities include:

Package: “Feel the Heat”

Location: Banana Creek at Apollo/Saturn V Center, 5.4 miles from Launch Complex 41

Cost: $250 per person

Package includes:

■ Two-day admission (second use is valid after launch, within 30 days)
■ A special badge with lanyard
■ Exclusive gift and mission lithograph
■ Catered meal from Moon Rock Cafe
■ Jumbotron live feed and commentary provided by a Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex space expert
■ Bus transportation to and from Banana Creek
■ Digital photo at Apollo/Saturn V Center

Package: “Feel the Fun”

Location: Atlantis North Lawn, 7.1 miles from Launch Complex 41

Cost: $149 per person

Package Includes:

■ Two-day admission (second use is valid after launch, within 30 days)
■ A special badge with lanyard
■ Exclusive gift and mission lithograph
■ Catered meal
■ Jumbotron live feed and commentary provided by a Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex space expert
■ Live DJ
■ Interactive activities
■ Digital photo at viewing location

Package: “Main Visitor Complex”

Location: Atlantis South Lot

Cost: $75

Package includes:

■ Two-day admission (second use is valid after launch, within 30 days)
■ Live launch feed projected on a large screen and commentary provided by a Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex space expert

Mission lithograph
As always, the health and safety of employees and guests is the highest priority for Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.

In accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) recommendations, the visitor complex continues to operate at a limited capacity and encourages advance daily admission purchases. (NASA image)

In accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) recommendations, the visitor complex continues to operate at a limited capacity and encourages advance daily admission purchases.

The visitor complex continues to accommodate social distancing queues in restaurants, show viewing areas, and other facilities throughout the complex; and implements an increased frequency of sanitization and disinfection.

Additional details are available at: www.kennedyspacecenter.com/info/coronavirus.

Ticket packages are sold for a specific mission and not for a specific date.

Packages can be booked via the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex website at the following link: www.kennedyspacecenter.com or by calling 855-737-5235. Th

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will not have viewing available for daily admission ticket holders and this launch is a blackout date for annual passes.

Only guests who have valid launch package tickets will be able to access the visitor complex on the day of the launch.

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