Educational Field Trips
Exploration Meets Education
Inspire the next generation of space explorers with a Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex field trip. Launch into a galaxy of fun and learning! Discounts are available for student/youth groups of 15 or more.
During a field trip, students to come face-to-face with Space Shuttle Atlantis®, learn about NASA's pioneering astronauts in Heroes & Legends featuring the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame®, explore the Apollo/Saturn V Center, home of the massive 363 foot-long Saturn V rocket, tour NASA areas behind the gates, interact with shows and exhibits and so much more. For additional ways to enhance your field trip, take a guided bus tour, sit down for Dine With An Astronaut, learn real NASA missions with Cosmic Quest, download the free Space Chase! app, or immerse yourself with our KSC SmartGuide.
The visitor complex also welcomes homeschoolers with a special discounted rate. Your homeschooler can learn about STEM from the place where scientific history was made and continues as America’s multi-user spaceport.
SPACE CHASE! APP
Space Chase! Explore & Learn is the mobile learning experience for students before, during and after their field trip to Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Students use their smartphones to investigate and solve space-related challenges, earning stars for correctly accomplishing tasks. Enhance and extend your field trip with the Space Chase! app, now available in the Apple Store and Google Play.
In addition to day trips, Kennedy Space Center educational programs support the top 24 national standards and NASA STEM initiatives. Explore those various programs here.
Please Note: Kennedy Space Center is a working space launch facility and programs are subject to change.
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