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ASTRONAUT MEMORIAL PLANETARIUM & OBSERVATORY:
Florida’s largest planetarium features star shows, a 3-story IWERKS movie theater and laser shows. The building also houses a fully accessible observatory, a hands-on demonstration hall and a museum honoring space explorers from around the world. Located at BCC Cocoa Campus, 1519 Clearlake Rd, Cocoa. 321-634-3732

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER VISITORS COMPLEX:
The KSC Visitors Complex is your gateway to space…check out where NASA prepares and launches the space shuttle. Among other exciting things to do and see, you can climb aboard a full-size shuttle replica, tour the launch area and the Apollo/Saturn V Center, see IMAX movies, walk among authentic vintage spacecraft, visit a hands-on intergallactic gallery, and view an art gallery. Located on SR 405, Titusville. 321-452-2121

U.S. AIR FORCE SPACE & MISSILE MUSEUM:
America’s space program began here and you’ll be able to see where America’s first astronauts made history. Get a close look at rockets and see the towers where launches are still taking off. Located at the Cape Canaveral Air Station. 321-853-3245

U.S. ASTRONAUT HALL OF FAME:
Dedicated to the story of America’s first space heroes – the pioneers of Project Mercury, Gemini and Apollo – here you can also explore space on your own. The Astronaut Adventure lets you experience the total astronaut training from landing on the moon, launching a rocket and experiencing “zero” gravity. Located next to the Kennedy Space Center, its a “must see” attraction. Located on SR405, Titusville. 321-269-6100

U.S. SPACE CAMP FLORIDA:
This 5-day space camp is designed for students in grades 4-7 and gives them a chance to explore the world and beyond. They’ll get strapped in to the simulator to train for an extravehicular activity (a spacewalk), experience what it takes to move around the moon in the Gravity Trainer, sample freeze-dried space food, build and launch their own rocket, and learn how hard it is to do even the simplest things in a space suit. Located adjacent to the Kennedy Space Center, SR 405, Titusville. 321-267-3184

VALIANT AIR COMMAND WARBIRD MUSEUM:
This museum is dedicated to finding and preserving historic aircraft which are so much a part of our national aviation heritage. While here you can view vintage World War II and post-war military aircraft, see war memorabilia ranging from World War I to Desert Storm and hear old war stories retold by veteran tour guides. Located at Space Center Executive Airport, 6600 Tico Rd., Titusville. 321-268-1941