Experience the next best thing to an actual ascent into orbit at Space Shuttle Atlantis. The high tech simulator is one of the highlights of Kennedy Space Center. Don't forget to check out the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame commemorating the pioneers of NASA's early space programs. The kids as well as grownups will love playing with the Granite Constellations Spinning Sphere. Those with the sweet tooth can finish off the tour with the visit to the Milky Way ice cream place. To visit Space Shuttle Atlantis and other attractions in Merritt Island, use our Merritt Island road trip website.
Space Shuttle Atlantis reviews
Having been nuts about anything involving NASA since I was a kid, I was thrilled to have the opportunity to see an actual, used space shuttle, (sorry, Enterprise!) I could have spent hours just... more »
We visited here while visiting the rest of the Space Center Complex. It was very informative. My husband likes astronomy and he enjoyed it a lot. more »
Absolutely fantastic world class exhibit. The introductory film and build up to the final reveal was superb. Really enjoyed our visit there and it was great to be able to ask questions directly to some of the extremely knowledgeable staff who had worked on the shuttle programme.
I honestly didn't expect to enjoy this so much. This specific exhibit was amazing though. It wasn't at all crowded either, which was great. Possibly due to me going on a Monday morning. I reccomend this place to everyone, you will come away loving space again.
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