4 pm to 5 pm - Visit the Space Shuttle Atlantis and the Shuttle Launch Experience
GPS: N28° 31.485; W080° 40.831
The Shuttle Experience is reached by entering the Atlantis Exhibit building where you view two consecutive multimedia presentations. The doors then open to reveal the Space Shuttle Atlantis suspended with its payload bay doors opened such that it appears to be in orbit around the Earth.
|Entrance to Space Shuttle Atlantis and the Shuttle Launch Experience|
|First Multimedia Presentation|
|Second Multimedia Presentation|
|Space Shuttle Atlantis|
The Shuttle Launch Experience is the newest attraction at the Kennedy Space Center. It is very popular and a bit time consuming to reach; so, plan your time accordingly. Entry to the Space Shuttle Experience line ends about 1 hour before closing.
|Enter Where You See This Sign|
The $60 million ride allows visitors to experience the launch of the space shuttle. This is achieved by being seated in motion chairs while images are projected on a big screen at the front of the ride. Lights and loud sounds accompany the presentation.
|Luckily, The Line Was Short|
|Scary Warning Sign|
|Shuttle Simulation Information While You Wait|
|Lining Up To Enter|
|Have A Seat|