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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?  


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.


Two Camp KSC student work with robotics.

As summer approaches, Dee from our Education team shares why the new Camp KSC® is the prefect summer camp for aspiring astronauts who may one day travel to Mars.


Bus Tours at the Kennedy Space Center

Do you find yourself wondering about the bus tours at Kennedy Space Center? Find out exactly what the tour includes and why you can’t miss it during your next visit.


The prime crew of the Apollo 8 lunar orbit mission stands beside the gondola in Building 29 after training. Astronauts left to right are William Anders, James Lovell and Frank Borman.

The crew of Apollo 8 was the first to see the other side of the Moon. Learn more about this iconic mission for the 50th anniversary of its launch from Kennedy Space Center.