At 7am tomorrow morning the 17th April, the space shuttle Discovery will be flown out of Kennedy Space Center on top of a Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft. The shuttle is being flown to its new home at the National Air and Space Museum, Udvar-Hazy Center.
To celebrate the event Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is hosting special activities:
- Special "Discovery" tour including a drive-by of the Mate/Demate Device at the Shuttle
- Appearances by crews from inaugural and final missions (April 16th).
A limited number of tickets are available for the opportunity to witness the departure of Discovery from the actual Shuttle Landing Facility.
Tickets are $85 plus tax per adult and $ 75 plus tax per child (3-11) and include admission and the transportation ticket to the Shuttle Landing Facility.
Viewing will also be available from the Visitor Complex. Guests will have a great photo opportunity of the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft and Discovery as they fly over the Rocket Garden.