First Mars Astronauts are Aged 8 to 18 Now - All 5th Graders Can Visit KSC for Free During Summer of Mars

Bill Jelen

June 6, 2017

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Astronaut Jon McBride appeared at Kennedy Space Center today to introduce the Summer of Mars. He pointed out that the first astronauts who will make it to Mars are currently between the age of 8 and 18. The KSC Visitor Center is offering free admission this summer to any student who is entering fifth grade this fall.

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Year-in-Space Astronaut Scott Kelly Proves He is a Funny Guy

The KSC Visitors Center drew a large crowd today for a special appearance by Astronaut Scott Kelly. During his nearly one hour of remarks, he proved he is a funny guy, delivering several laughs.

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This is the 5th SpaceX launch from historic Pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center. Photo: Michael Seeley

Inmarsat Completes Their Broadband Constellation with SpaceX Launch

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER: A Falcon 9 rocket successfully launched the 4th satellite for the Inmarsat-5 broadband constellation on Monday May 15 2017 at 7:21 PM local time. Due to the weight and intended orbit of the satellite, SpaceX did not attempt to land the Falcon 9 first stage.

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Stunning, full color photo book covering every east coast launch spanning 2014-2015, including the first-ever powered landing of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.

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