NASA is the United States’ symbol of its adventures and triumphs in space. NASA has various facilities and centers for people to visit on their NASA tours. These facilities are located at various locations. NASA tours offer an amazing insight into the world-class facilities of the NASA centers. Students and their families can experience the world-class education and entertainment offered by NASA. Few of the prominent visit centers are listed below:s’ symbol of its adventures and triumphs in space. NASA has various facilities and centers for people to visit on their NASA tours. These facilities are located at various locations. NASA tours offer an amazing insight into the world-class facilities of the NASA centers. Students and their families can experience the world-class education and entertainment offered by NASA. Few of the prominent visit centers are listed below:
Kennedy Space Centre – Florida: The John F. Kennedy Space Centre is one of the ten NASA field centers. Since December 1968, Kennedy Space Centre has been NASA’s primary launch center of human spaceflight. The KSC visitor complex is organized into different mission zones. These zones enlist different eras of significant achievements. This gives an amazing space journey to people on the NASA tours. Located near Orlando, this is the place where rockets launch. A visit to KSC and Orlando make for one of the most exciting and adventurous NASA tours.
Space Centre Houston – Texas: NASA’s Johnson Space Centre is responsible for Mission Control and Astronaut Training. As its official visitor Centre, at Space Centre Houston visitors can see astronauts train for missions. Not only can they take a tour at all the behind the scene preparations of space missions, they can also touch a real moon rock. Being the only place with an exhibit having a full-scale shuttle replica mounted on top of the original shuttle aircraft NASA 905 and standing eight stories tall, this place makes for fulfilling NASA tours. The exhibits, attractions and hands-on activities in this 250,000-square-foot educational entertainment complex tell the story of America’s human spaceflight program, giving guests an amazing experience.
U.S. Space & Rocket Centre – Alabama: The USSRC is the official visitor information Centre for the Marshall Spaceflight Centre. This Centre provides excellent opportunities for visiting students, children and families to engage in education, learning, and fun at the same time on their NASA tours. It offers Space Camps, Robotics camps and various programs like the Aviation Challenger to engage students. Special programs for corporate and educators are also available. It has various exhibits, prominent being the Space Transportation System delay that includes the development test article Shuttle Orbiter, Pathfinder; as well as the National Historic Landmark Saturn V moon rocket. USSRC also offers tours of Redstone Arsenal, headquarters to the U.S. Army Materiel Command and home of NASA Marshall Space Flight Centre.
Jet Propulsion Laboratory – California: Guests on NASA tours to California may visit the von Karman Visitor Centre, the Space Flight Operations Facility, Earth Science Centre and the Spacecraft Assembly Facility. NASA tours completely free of charge for groups and individuals are provided on an advanced reservation basis. These tours include an exciting multimedia presentation on the laboratory entitled, “Journey to the Planets and Beyond ” providing the overview of the Laboratory’s activities and accomplishments.
Great Lakes Science Centre – Ohio: It is a leading Science and Technology Centre. The Great Lakes center is home to NASA Glenn visitor Centre in northeast Ohio. It features an awe-inspiring OMNIMAX theatre in addition to various hands-on activities, exhibits, and demonstration keeping aligned with its mission to raise interest in Science and technology activities in the Great Lakes region.