Payload Blog
A combined photo of the crew of the Apollo 12 and of Nancy Conrad, wife of the late Apollo 12 astronaut Charles "Pete" Conrad.

Nancy Conrad shares stories about her late husband, Apollo 12 astronaut Pete Conrad in honor of the 50th anniversary of the encore Moon landing. Hear about the adventures of the crew of Apollo 12!


Scenic photo of Heroes and Legends, featuring the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame, near the Rocket Garden at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.

Heroes and Legends features dynamic 4D shows and space-flown artifacts. Find out why it’s a must-see during your visit! 


Solar panel tree by FPL in the Rocket Garden

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex works with NASA to protect and respect not only this protected land, but our entire home planet. See the ways we are working to reduce our human footprint, and how you can help!


Campers launch their "stomp" rockets.

Yes, it IS rocket science! For Global Launch Day, volunteers from Boeing visited our campers to give them an insider’s view of what it takes to be a rocket scientist.


Space shuttle Discovery launches from Launch Pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center for its maiden voyage on August 30, 1984.

Thirty-five years ago, space shuttle Discovery launched, starting a legacy of accomplishments. Learn more about NASA’s busy orbiter. 

Categories: NASA History