Where to See the Apollo Command Modules (Updated for 2023)
Our lunar legacy is more important than ever as we mark the 50th anniversary of mankind's first steps on the moon. Both NASA and private companies now have their sights on the moon. The best way to prepare for these missions is to learn from those missions that have been there before...
22 Incredible Launch Viewing Spots on Florida’s Space Coast
When it comes to viewing a rocket launch, your options are pretty limited – or they were until recently, when private space companies like SpaceX, Blue Origin, and Virgin Galactic began launching their own rockets. In the past, you had a few choices if you wanted to see a rocket launch: hope for an infrequent opportunity in either Virginia (Wallops) or California (Vandenberg), shell out to see a launch at Baikonur in Kazakhstan, or head for Florida to one of the launch viewing spots on the Space Coast...
How to Plan a Trip to See a Rocket Launch
Want to plan a trip to see a rocket launch? Use these tips to help your trip planning go smoothly and hopefully end with a successful launch!
All About Visiting Michoud Assembly Facility (NASA’s Rocket Factory)
Curious what happens at Michoud Assembly Facility, where NASA is building the SLS? Here are some pictures from the NASA Social tour in 2018.
Space Shuttle Independence: History, Interesting Facts & How to Visit
Want to see the space shuttle Independence? Learn about the history of the Independence, where you can see it, and other rocket tourism tips.
Space Shuttle Enterprise: History, Interesting Facts & How to Visit
With over 60 years of aerospace history, NASA is one of the longest running and most beloved government organizations in the United States. The men and women have created major innovations and achieved momentous milestones. These, of course, include the Apollo program through to today’s International Space Station missions. One of the most interesting chapters in U.S. aerospace history is the Space Shuttle Program. From the 1970s through 2013, NASA operated a series of reusable spacecraft to help increase human presence in space. These missions launched hardware like the Hubble space telescope and helped build the I.S.S. Though the last shuttle flight was in 2013, the Shuttle program legacy lives…
How to Visit NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center
Do you love NASA? Curious about the future of space exploration? Just an uber-nerd like me who wants to visit all of the space destinations possible? A visit to NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center has to be on your list! As part of my trip to Space Camp, I had the chance to visit NASA Marshall. In addition to the visitor center, you can take a bus tour to see some of the workspaces where NASA employees are building the next generation of rockets and help astronauts aboard the ISS. If you want to visit NASA Marshall, here’s what you need to know. Unfortunately, due to the ongoing pandemic, U.S.…
Space Shuttle Endeavour: History, Interesting Facts & How to Visit
In the United States, we’re lucky to have a lot of opportunities to interact with our national heritage in space. To help inspire future generations to support NASA and explore space, many amazing relics and artifacts from the different eras of NASA exploration are visible to the public at museums across the country. This includes Saturn V rockets, Apollo Command Modules and Space Shuttles. One such shuttle you can see in person is the Space Shuttle Endeavour, which document a unique chapter in American spaceflight. The five remaining Space Shuttle are on permanent display from coast to coast. In this article, you’ll find everything you need to know to visit…
Vandenberg Launch Viewing: How to See a Rocket Launch in California
Want to see a rocket launch in California? Here's what to know to plan a Vandenberg launch viewing in Lompoc and the Santa Maria Valley.