Rocket Launch Viewings
WATCH A ROCKET LAUNCH
A never before seen panoramic view of not only Port Canaveral and our cruise ships, but of Kennedy Space Center. Our 7th-floor outdoor observation deck is the place to be, to watch a rocket launch! Seven stories above the ground, on an open promenade you and your guests can see a launch like no other location in Port Canaveral. Stargazing and astronomy enthusiasts will want to stick around for the best view in town. This is the place to be for space exploration!
Exploration Tower Hours:
2:00 pm - Open for launch viewing ticket holders only. Lobby, 4th floor and rooftop will be available for viewing. ET will remain open with limited access after the launch
Boeing's CST-100 Starliner Orbital Flight Test-2
Launch Date and Time:
Friday, July 30, 2021 at 2:53pm EDT
A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket will launch Boeing's Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100 Starliner spacecraft on its Orbital Flight Test-2 (OFT-2) to the International Space Station (ISS). OFT-2 is the second uncrewed flight of the Starliner that will demonstrate the spacecraft's human transportation capabilities. This test flight is the last major step before the Atlas V and Boeing's Starliner capsule take American astronauts to the International Space Station as part of NASA's Commercial Crew Program. *Referenced from ulalaunch.com*
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Terms and Conditions:
Rocket Launch Viewing Tickets:
LAUNCH VIEWING TICKETS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE, NON-TRANSFERRABLE, AND MISSION SPECIFIC. The Rocket Launch viewing tickets are mission specific (example: ULA CST-100) and can only be used for that mission. Launches can be scheduled for any date/time. Launch tickets are valid for admission to Exploration Tower Launch Viewing scheduled time only.
Launch Viewing Prohibited Items:
Tripods, chairs, and drones are not permitted during launch viewings.
**Launch dates and times are subject to change at any time. Launches can be affected by technical and mechanical issues as well as range operations and weather, either in advance or at the last minute. The Exploration Tower is not responsible for the success of a rocket launch and does not guarantee the visibility of launch due to weather. **