Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex guests can experience the breathtaking sights and sounds of the launch of an Atlas V rocket as it lifts off on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 (launch date and time are subject to change.). Visitors may enjoy a front row seat to view the launch from the Apollo/Saturn V Center, the closest possible public viewing area, and from viewing areas at the Visitor Complex. Launch viewing is included in daily admission.


The rocket will blast off from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station with the launch scheduled for 5:44 p.m. EST. United Launch Alliance is launching an Atlas V rocket carrying a classified CLIO satellite for the U.S. Government. The last bus taking guests to the Apollo/Saturn V Center for Atlas V launch viewing will depart at 4 p.m.

Located along the Banana River and only three miles from the launch pad, the Apollo/Saturn V viewing area offers the closest public viewing opportunity in Brevard County. This viewing area will feature live launch countdown commentary. Space for launch viewing at the 
Apollo/Saturn V Center is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Launch viewing from select areas at the Visitor Complex also will feature live mission control commentary.

Visitor Complex admission tickets may be purchased at www.KennedySpaceCenter.com or by calling 877-313-2610. The Visitor Complex will be open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on September 16.

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