Kennedy Space Center

Apollo memorial

The US Space Walk of Fame in Titusville commemorates the astronauts of the US space program.

Apollo memorial

Mercury memorial

The Mercury program put the first man in space.

Mercury memorial

Gemini memorial

The Gemini program developed the techniques for working in space.

Gemini memorial

Apollo memorial

The Apollo program put man on the moon.

Apollo memorial

Rocket garden

At the Kennedy Space Center a rocket garden has a collection of rockets used from the unmanned flights through to the manned space flight. It was amazing to see how small the Mercury and Gemini capsules were: not much larger than the people they carried.

Rocket garden

Saturn 1B rocket

This type of rocket was used in the early days of the Apollo program. It is much larger than the Mercury and Gemini rockets.

Saturn 1B rocket

Saturn V rocket

This giant rocket was used to put men on the moon.

Saturn V rocket

Saturn V rocket

Saturn V rocket

Apollo walkway

Apollo walkway

Apollo 14 command module

Apollo 14 command module

Apollo launch control room

Apollo launch control room

Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB)

Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB)

Endevour inside the VAB

Endevour inside the VAB

Launch pad

Launch pad

Complex 26 blockhouse

Explorer-1, America's first satellite was launched from here.

Complex 26 blockhouse

Launch Complex 5/6 blockhouse

This small launch complex is where first American in space was launched. Alan Shepard took off from here on a Mercury Redstone rocket, on 5 May 1961.

Launch Complex 5/6 blockhouse

Consoles inside blockhouse

Consoles inside blockhouse

Bunker

Bunker

Blast shields

Blast shields

Launch pad

The tragic Apollo 1 fire occured on this launch pad.

Launch pad

Launch pad

The tragic Apollo 1 fire occured on this launch pad.

Launch pad

Launch pad 39B

Launch pad 39B

KSC tour bus

KSC tour bus

Launch pad 39B

Launch pad 39B

Launch pad 39A

Launch pad 39A

Space Mirror Memorial

This memorial honors NASA, civilian and military astronauts who died in the line of duty.

Space Mirror Memorial

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