Payload Blog
The sun sets golden on Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge.

Did you know NASA’s Kennedy Space Center protects the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge and its 1,500 diverse species who call it home?  


Mother taking photo of her son in the Rocket Garden at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.

See how to take a Super Selfie from space with our newest photo experience.


Saturn V Rocket launching from Kennedy Space Center.

50 years ago, Apollo 9 tested the lunar module, Spider, for the first time. See why this mission was so important to landing on the Moon.  


A rocket launches into the sunset.

NASA’s Commercial Crew Program is launching this year! Explore all of the ways you can watch rocket launches from Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. 


Astronaut Bruce McCandless performs the first untethered spacewalk.

Thirty-five years ago, astronaut Bruce McCandless performed the first untethered spacewalk. Read about how he maneuvered in open space.