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astronauttraining3ATX Half Day Program

 
Have you ever imagined yourself at the controls of the space shuttle? Feeling the g-forces of space flight? Or preparing for launch at Kennedy Space Center?

The Astronaut Training Experience (ATX) program immerses you in the world of today’s astronauts. The program is an exciting combination of hands-on training and preparation for the rigors of spaceflight. Veteran NASA astronauts helped design the program, and you’ll hear first-hand from them as you progress through an exciting day of mission simulation and exploration at the busiest launch facility on Earth.

Ages: 14 and older
Mission participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Price: $145 (plus tax)

ATX includes:

  • Spaceflight Training Simulators
  • Full Scale Space Shuttle Mission Simulation
  • ATX Gear (including Mission Polo Shirt)

Morning ATX Program:
Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m.
Program start at 9:00 a.m.
Program ends between 12:50 p.m. & 1:30 p.m.

Afternoon ATX Program:
Check-in begins at 1:00 p.m.
Program Start at 1:30 p.m.
Program ends between 5:40 p.m. & 6:00 p.m.

Some height and weight restrictions apply on certain simulators. Shorts or pants recommended (no skirts). Athletic footwear preferred. Participants should be free of neck and back injuries. Tour may be altered or closed due to operational requirements.

For reservations call 866-737-5235. Space is limited. 

 

ATX Family

Explore the final frontier together during Family Astronaut Training Experience (ATX) at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.

Your family will spend a half-day immersed in astronaut training, riding realistic simulators and building and launching your own rockets. You will meet a veteran NASA astronaut and work together to perform a space shuttle mission to the International Space Station in a full-scale orbiter mock-up and fully outfitted mission control facility.

Ages: 7 and older
Price: $145 (plus tax) per participant

ATX Family includes:

  • Spaceflight Training Simulators
  • Air Rocket Launch
  • Full Scale Space Shuttle Mission Simulation
  • ATX Gear (T-Shirt and Cap included)

ATX Family Schedule:
Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m.
Program start at 9:00 a.m.
Program ends between 12:50 p.m. & 1:30 p.m.

Some height and weight restrictions apply on certain simulators. Shorts or pants recommended (no skirts). Athletic footwear preferred. Participants should be free of neck and back injuries. Tour may be altered or closed due to operational requirements.

For reservations call 866-737-5235. Space is limited.

 

 

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