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Blast Off for Kennedy Space Center as Popular Fly With An Astronaut Experience Returns

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex on the Space Coast is bringing back its Fly With An Astronaut Experience for 2023.


Kennedy Space Center Fly With An Astronaut Experience

Explore the birthplace of America’s space program, Kennedy Space Center as part of a small exclusive group led by a veteran NASA astronaut.


The Fly With An Astronaut tours will begin in 2023 on January 13, 14, and 15, where you will join a veteran NASA astronaut on their journey in what it took for them to become an astronaut and let them be your guide behind the gates of Kennedy Space Center.


On January 13, join vetran astronaut Mark Lee who flew on four shuttle missions, including Atlantis, Endeavour and Discovery, then on January 14 and 15, your guide will be Brian Duffy who also flew on four shuttle missions, twice as a pilot and twice as mission commander.


A catered lunch will be provided back at the main visitor complex where your astronaut guide will reflect on their personal accounts and experiences followed by a question and answer session with the group.


You will also receive a special pin and autographed card before moving on to the next part of your experience.


Next, you will enter Space Shuttle Atlantis for a guided tour and a private viewing of the pre-shows The Flight and Coming Home. Then, board the Shuttle Launch Experience to feel what it's like to launch into space on a shuttle traveling 17,500 mph, accompanied by a veteran NASA astronaut!


The Fly With An Astronaut Experience is $206 for adults and $181 for children ages 3 to 11, with Admission to the visitor complex included.with the price.


To learn more about this exciting experience, visit kennedyspacecenter.com.


Kennedy Space Center Fly With An Astronaut Experience




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