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2012-07-19 10:22:31

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KENNEDY SPACE CENTER -- For the first time in the 50-year history of Kennedy Space Center, NASA on Friday will begin allowing public visitors to tour one of the launch pads from which the space shuttles and Apollo Saturn V moon rockets were launched. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120719/NY43387 )(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120518/NY09986LOGO-b ) The KSC Up-Close: Launch Pad Tour, the latest to open of three...

2012-06-08 06:20:26

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., June 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KENNEDY SPACE CENTER -- For the first time in more than 30 years, NASA is allowing Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex guests inside the Launch Control Center - where NASA directors and engineers supervised all of the 152 launches for the space shuttle and Apollo programs. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120608/NY21602) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120518/NY09986LOGO-b) The KSC Up-Close: Launch...

2012-05-18 06:20:35

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- NASA is offering visitors rare access to several key areas of Kennedy Space Center during its 50th anniversary year to enhance a popular destination that already features an array of authentic attractions showcasing the space program and opportunities for up-close viewing of ongoing rocket launches. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120518/NY09986-a ) (Logo:...

2011-12-19 13:31:00

WESTERVILLE, Ohio, Dec. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Guitammer Company (OTCBB: GTMM.OB) is pleased to announce that its 266 ButtKicker® LFE "low frequency effect" tactile transducers, installed in 2006, continue to "blast" visitors into a virtual world of space flight at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Installed in several flight simulators and the front entrance "briefing room," ButtKicker® brand products add a very powerful,...

2011-11-04 12:30:00

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., Nov. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For more than 30 years, tour buses have driven guests past the 525-foot tall Vehicle Assembly Building, or VAB, at Kennedy Space Center, pointing out the massive building in which Apollo V rockets, and later, space shuttles, were assembled for launch. But only a select few, including astronauts, NASA officials and space center personnel, have ever had the opportunity to go inside the building - until now. (Photo:...

2011-10-12 04:25:22

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden met with Space Coast community leaders, Kennedy Space Center employees and news media representatives during a Tuesday visit to Florida. He outlined recent steps the agency has taken toward missions to deep space and Florida's critical role in future exploration. "As our nation looks for ways to compete and win in the 21st century, NASA continues to be an engine of job growth and economic opportunity," Bolden said. "From California to Florida, the space...

2010-12-15 12:30:00

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Design work has begun on a new master plan to transform NASA's Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex into a place where explorers of all ages can tour America's spaceport to engage with the people and machines that shape the future of our world. PGAV Destinations, a global leader in the planning and design of cultural and entertainment destinations, was selected by Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts at KSC, Inc., operators...

2010-10-26 11:23:00

COCOA BEACH, Fla., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Space, air, and sea will dominate the week of Oct. 25 on Florida's Space Coast as the last launch of Space Shuttle Discovery, Air Force Week, the Cocoa Beach Air Show and the docking of the noted luxury residential cruise ship, The World, occur within a one-week period. AIR FORCE WEEK Air Force Week starts Oct. 26th and is hosted by the city of Cocoa Beach. The Air Force chose two host cities for this year's Air Force Weeks - Cocoa Beach and...

2010-06-11 15:04:00

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- STAR TREK LIVE, a new interactive stage show based on the popular science-fiction franchise, debuted to hundreds of guests at NASA's Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex on June 11, 2010, kicking off a summer of fun. The show takes audiences on an exhilarating 30-minute journey offering an unforgettable live theatrical experience for fans of all ages. The show combines fun special effects, audience interaction and an exploration of real...

2008-06-15 06:00:05

By Anonymous Kennedy Space Center, Florida-Nexxus Lighting, Inc. (www.nexxusHghting.coni), of Charlotte, North Carolina, recently announced that its SV Lighting business division successfully completed the solid-state rotunda lighting project for Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex's newest attraction, the Shuttle Launch Experience. SV Lighting's SAVI" LED Flood Strips and low-voltage power supplies are being used to illuminate displays that commemorate each NASA space shuttle mission...