Kennedy Space Center General Admission Ticket

Spend the day exploring the fascinating Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, just 45 minutes from Orlando. Learn about the history of the US space program and watch stunning IMAX films. Don't miss the chance to walk under a Saturn V rocket, try your skills in a shuttle simulator, and experience a virtual moonwalk!

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Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is an out of this world destination not to be missed. NASA’s launch and landing HQ promises a day of fun and a lifetime of inspiration as you tour launch areas, meet a real astronaut, walk beneath a massive moon rocket, launch aboard the Shuttle Launch Experience and even view a live rocket launch.  Less than one hour from Orlando is NASA’s launch headquarters – the Kennedy Space Center (KSC). The Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex offers a fascinating, behind-the-scenes look at the U.S. space program.

Enjoy the Kennedy Space Center Bus tour and walk beneath a massive Saturn V rocket and relive Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the moon. Meet a real Astronaut, stroll through the Rocket Garden, and enjoy five-story IMAX® space films.

Space Shuttle Atlantis and Heroes and Legends – NOW OPEN AND INCLUDED AT NO EXTRA CHARGE!

The world’s most comprehensive attraction devoted to the space shuttle, the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex’s new Space Shuttle Atlantis display brings visitors nose-to-nose with the priceless Atlantis spacecraft as only astronauts have seen it before – with payload bay doors open as if it were floating in space.

More than 60 interactive touchscreen experiences and high-tech simulators invite guests to “be the astronaut,” bringing to life the people, passion, and patriotism behind NASA’s 30-year Space Shuttle program. Witness the dazzling complexity of the engineering marvel that launched the Hubble Space Telescope and built the International Space Station (ISS).

NEW: Upgrade to Chat with an Astronaut

Upgrade your ticket to have a chat with an actual Astronaut! Get as close to space as possible during this new experience. Daily Astronauts sit down in a small group setting to answer your most pressing questions. You get to enjoy a continental breakfast in the morning or culinary samplings in the afternoon including one alcoholic beverage per adult ticket. You’ll find out about what it’s really like to live and work in space. To make the memories last, you can take home a signed portrait of the Astronaut along with a small gift.

Included with General Admission

  • Kennedy Space Center Bus tour to explore the Apollo/Saturn V Rocket Center (daily from 9.30AM - 2.30PM)
  • Space Shuttle Atlantis
  • Shuttle Launch Experience
  • Heroes and Legends featuring the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame
  • Journey to Mars: Explorers Wanted
  • Astronaut Encounter
  • IMAX Theater 3D Films
  • Numerous Shows and Exhibits

Additional Information:

  • Stroller and wheelchair rentals available
  • Electronic Translator Systems available for hire
  • No backpacks, large bags, coolers, food, or weapons allowed inside the KSC Visitor Center


When will I receive the tickets?

You will receive an email the day before your travel date with your gate ready barcode tickets. Upon arrival to Kennedy Space Center Visitor complex, bypass the Ticket Plaza and present your tickets at the turnstile.

What if I am not able to use the tickets on the travel date?

Your gate ready barcode tickets are valid for 6 months from the issue date listed on the tickets. Exception: If you purchased Chat with an Astronaut, this upgrade can only be used on the day of your original reservation and is non-refundable.

How often is the Chat with an Astronaut?

Chat with an Astronaut is offered twice daily at 10AM and 2PM.

How long is the Chat with an Astronaut?

About 45 Minutes.

What time is my Chat with an Astronaut?

The reservation for Chat with an Astronaut can be made for 10AM or 2PM and is subject to availability. You will receive an E-Mail confirmation with your details 24 hrs prior to the travel date.

COVID-19 Guidelines

Face coverings are optional for fully vaccinated guests and crewmembers. This includes in all facilities, attractions, and when riding on buses. For guests/crewmembers that are not fully vaccinated, masks are still strongly recommended.

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