Kennedy Space Center- Rocket Launch Opportunity
TOUR DESCRIPTION

Looking for unique things to do in Orlando? Let us take you to a Kennedy Space Center rocket launch! Throughout the year, rockets blast off into space, testing new technologies and even bringing supplies to astronauts on their space mission. Along with getting to see a rocket launch, you get to enjoy the sights and sounds at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex with an expert tour guide. Expect round-trip transportation from the Orlando, Lake Buena Vista and Kissimmee areas.

Round Trip Transportation from Orlando
General Admission Ticket
Rocket Launch Viewing from Main Visitor Complex
LC-39 Observation Gantry Viewing Area
Banana Creek Launch Viewing Area (Saturn V Center)
Important Information
Departure

Orlando, Lake Buena Vista and Kissimmee Area

Pick up Locations

Centralized Pick up Locations

Tour Starts

Depending on Rocket Launch time

Tour Ends

Depending on Rocket Launch time

Duration

Depending on Rocket Launch time

Rocket Launch Cancellation

Non-Refundable- If the rocket gets canceled the tour will operate like our regular Kennedy Space Center Tour

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Kennedy Space Center Rocket Launch Opportunity- Bus Tour from Orlando

Situated just about 12 miles from Orlando sits the Space Coast, home Cape Canaveral (formerly Cape Kennedy) and the Kennedy Space Center. NASA still uses both areas on Merritt Island, Florida, to launch rockets today. Some of the most notable activity comes from Elon Musk’s aerospace company, SpaceX, and United Launch Alliance.

Let us take the planning out of it for you with round-trip transportation, admission to the Kennedy Space Center that includes viewing a rocket launch, and an expert tour guide on hand to help you get the most out of this unique experience.

Upcoming Launches 2021

Subscribe for Rocket Launch Viewing Opportunities

What to Expect

  • Rocket Launch viewing opportunity from Main Visitor Complex
  • Blast off in a shuttle at the Shuttle Launch Experience
  • Enjoy full access to the IMAX-3D movies
  • Explore the Apollo/Saturn V Rocket Center (reservations required on arrival)
  • Visit the Rocket Garden and have a guided tour by NASA staff member

Please note: Activities may be altered or closed due to operational requirements.

Important Booking Information

  • Your bus departure time will be confirmed by your tour guide.
  • 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What's included with admission?

  • Round-trip transportation from select locations in Orlando
  • General Admission into Kennedy Space Center
  • Rocket Launch viewing opportunity from Main Kennedy Space Center Visitor Visitor Complex

Q: What other rocket launch viewing options are there?

A: If you purchase additional tickets from Kennedy Space Center for launch viewing from LC-39 Observation Gantry or Banana Creek Launch Viewing Area we can't guarantee you will arrive in time to use the tickets and you might miss the shuttle returning to Orlando.

Q: What happens if a rocket launch is cancelled or rescheduled? (Rocket Launch Scrub Policy)

A: There are no refunds under any circumstances for the purchase of a rocket launch Tour/Activity. Kennedy Space Center is a working Space Launch facility. Tours/Activities may be altered or closed due to operational requirements. All launches are based on targeted/published launch dates. Launch dates are subject to change. It is the customer’s responsibility to keep up to date with launch information. Due to the unpredictable nature of a space launch, dates cannot be guaranteed and further terms and conditions may be posted on this website.

If the rocket launch gets scrubbed the following policies will apply:

If a rocket attempt is canceled or delayed more than 24 hours prior to a scheduled Tour/Activity pick-up time, not the launch time of the rocket, then the Customer has a choice to:

  • Reschedule to next rocket launch Attempt at no additional cost.
  • Guest can go on our regular Kennedy Space Center tour for the original date.

If the rocket attempt is canceled or delayed less than 24 hours prior to scheduled, then the Customer has a choice to:

  • Pay $25 per person to reschedule to next launch attempt date.
  • Guest can go on our regular Kennedy Space Center tour for the original date.

In the event that a rocket launch is canceled or delayed while the customers is on their way to or at Kennedy Space Center.

The tour will continue and operate like our Regular Kennedy Space Center Tour. Your tour guide will advise of the return time.

If the Customer wants to reschedule to the next rocket launch attempt.

The following cost will apply:

$119 per Adult (Admission and Transportation)

$109 per Child (Admission and Transportation)

Or

$59 per person (Transportation only)

Rescheduling to the next launch attempt can be done online at www.CitySightseeingOrlando.com

Q: What notable events are happening at Kennedy Space Center in 2021?

A: The best resource for this information is the Kennedy Space Center’s official Events calendar, but these are some of the best events scheduled at Kennedy Space Center in 2021. Please note these dates are subject to change:

SpaceX Falcon 9 CRS-22

When: June, 3, 2021

What: A rocket launch to send cargo supplies to the International Space Station.

ULA Atlas V Boeing CST-100 Starliner Orbital Flight Test 2

When: July 2021

What: A Boeing Starliner spacecraft is placed on an Atlas V rocket for an uncrewed test flight. It’s a major milestone for Boeing on its quest to send humans to space.

ULA Atlas V Lucy Mission

When: October 2021

What: The launch of the first mission to the Trojan Asteroids, a 12-year endeavor to visit 8 separate asteroids.

SpaceX Falcon 9 Crew-3

When: October 2021

What: Four astronauts known as the SpaceX Crew Dragon head to the International Space Station.

U.S. Astronaut Hall Of Fame Induction

When: November 2021

What: Scott Kelly ,Pamela A. Melroy, and Michael E. Lopez-Alegria are scheduled to be inducted.

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