A Day With An Apollo Astronaut | Al WordenJul 26, 2019 - Jul 28, 2019 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM Kennedy Space Center
As part of the Apollo 50th anniversary celebrations, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex invites you to join Apollo 15 astronaut Al Worden on a new and exclusive tour. Al Worden was the command module pilot for Apollo 15 which launched from Kennedy Space Center on July 26, 1970. Now, exactly 49 years later, Worden is touring through Kennedy Space Center and invites you to come along! Hear about Worden’s experience as an Apollo astronaut while learning about the past, present and future of the U.S. space program.
Highlights of A Day With An Apollo Astronaut, Al Worden:
- Drive by the Neil Armstrong Operations and Checkout (ONC) Building and Lunar Rover Training area, behind NASA's gates.
- Stand in awe for a photo opportunity at the Vehicle Assembly Building camera stop.
- Tour the Apollo/Saturn V Center, stopping for a photos at the command service module just like the one Worden piloted. Explore other exhibits in the newly transformed facility.
- Enjoy a catered lunch overlooking the launch pads across Banana Creek.
- Visit the LC-39 Observation Gantry for an incredible view of Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station launch pads.
- Take home commemorative gifts celebrating the Apollo 50th anniversary.
This incredible tour is offered for 3 days only, July 26, 27 and 28 from 9:00 AM – 2:30 PM. Be sure to bring your questions and camera!
Child (ages 3-11): $230
A 10% discount is offered to annual passholders for this tour. Annual passholders must call 855-456-6597 to reserve your seat.
Tickets include daily admission, and guests are encouraged to spend the rest of the day visiting the remaining attractions and exhibits after the conclusion of the tour. This unique tour will fill up quickly and is first come, first served.
Did You Know? Al Worden holds two Guinness World Records. Hear what he asked Guinness in his latest “Tell Me a Story” interview with Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.