Kennedy Space will have viewing packages for SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The Kennedy Space Center has announced that it’s offering viewing packages for people to see the SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch on Tuesday.


SpaceX Falcon Heavy will launch the USSF-44 mission, departing from Launch Pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center between 9:40 a.m. to 10:11 a.m.

The mission is expected to deploy two spacecraft payloads directly into geosynchronous orbit, one of which is the military’s TETRA 1 microsatellite.

Kennedy Space said these viewing packages will include activities for people to do before, during and after the launch.

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Guests will have the opportunity to watch the landing of both side boosters, as well as hear the sonic boom as they return to landing sites 1 and 2 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station.

After the launch, those watching can see a “nose-to-nose” view of the SpaceX Falcon 9 booster, which is suspended from the ceiling inside.

People can see other aircraft as well, including the Orion Exploration Flight Test-1 capsule and SpaceX Cargo Dragon COTS-2.

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Ticket packages will be sold based on the specific mission.

Packages can be booked via the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex website or by calling 855-737-5235.

The limited-availability packages will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis.

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