Brevard County

VP Kamala Harris to visit Kennedy Space Center for NASA’s Artemis I launch

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — Vice President Kamala Harris and second gentleman Doug Emhoff are set to travel to Kennedy Space Center to watch NASA’s Artemis I launch on Monday.

Officials said Harris will speak and tour Artemis II and Artemis III mission hardware.


The countdown is on for the launch of Artemis I, NASA’s uncrewed flight test around the moon.

Read: Final inspections underway ahead of Artemis I launch, countdown begins Saturday

The first integrated flight test of the SLS rocket and Orion spacecraft on an uncrewed journey around the moon will prepare NASA for future missions with astronauts on board.

Stay tuned to Channel 9 Eyewitness News for updates on Harris’ visit and the launch.

Photos: NASA’s Artemis I moon rocket arrives at launch pad

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Sarah Wilson

Sarah Wilson,

Sarah Wilson joined WFTV Channel 9 in 2018 as a digital producer after working as an award-winning newspaper reporter for nearly a decade in various communities across Central Florida.

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