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Pictures of Space Shuttle Discovery Leaving Kennedy Space Center for Last Time

April 14th, 2012

Discovery Flyout
UPDATED 4/17/12

Kennedy Space Center, FL – The Space Coast said good bye to one of our most famous residence, Space Shuttle Discovery, on Tuesday, April 17. Discovery was flown over head along the Space Coast one final time. Discovery took off from the runway at KSC at first light, around 7 am, and then the orbiter and Shuttle Carrier Aircraft flew over Kennedy Space Center and the KSC Visitor Complex, headed south to around Patrick AFB then turned around and flew back up the coast along Cocoa Beach & Cape Canaveral and then fly out for D.C. Even though the shuttles are scheduled to flew out there will still be rocket launches to enjoy, for a complete list and schedule visit our Cape Canaveral Launch Schedule.

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Space Shuttle Discovery Ready for Final Launch from Kennedy Space Center

October 27th, 2010

STS-133 Discovery - Photo Credit: NASA

Kennedy Space Center, FL – All eyes are on the Space Coast , the last launch of the Space Shuttle Discovery is set to take place. Discovery is on the pad and ready for lift-off on Wednesday, Nov 3 at 3:52 pm. For the latest news and updates see our Space Shuttle Launch Schedule page.

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Shuttle Launch Experience at KSC Visitor Complex

May 28th, 2007

Space Shuttle At Kennedy Space Center Visitors Complex
NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex unveiled the first interactive visitor experience of its kind, the Shuttle Launch Experience This premier attraction officially opened Friday, May 25; the culmination of three years of development by veteran Space Shuttle astronauts, under the guidance of NASA. Shuttle Launch Experience will send visitors through the sensations of launching into Earth’s orbit from Kennedy Space Center.

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