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Chat with the Astronaut at Kennedy Space Center

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    Approx. 11 hours

  • Start time

    Maingate Lakeside Resort Kissimmee: 7am

    Walt Disney Disney Swan Resort: 7:10am
    Golden Corral Buffet & Grill Lake Buena Vista: 7:20am
    Universal Royal Pacific Resort – PACIFICA Ballroom: 7:35am
    Avanti Palms International Drive: 7:50am
    ICON PARK International Drive Rear of the Wheel: 8am

  • Meeting Point

    Client should make their way to the meeting point locations in the following areas: 

    Maingate Lakeside Resort Kissimmee: 7am

    Walt Disney Disney Swan Resort: 7:10am

    Golden Corral Buffet & Grill Lake Buena Vista: 7:20am

    Universal Royal Pacific Resort – PACIFICA Ballroom: 7:35am

    Avanti Palms International Drive: 7:50am

    ICON PARK International Drive Rear of the Wheel: 8am

  • Ending Point

    The tour ends at the starting point.

Key Highlights

  • Hotel pick up and drop off and transport in an air conditioned vehicle
  • This tour allows access to restricted areas of the Kennedy Space Centre
  • Tour is led by an English speaking guide
  • Chat with a veteran NASA astronaut
  • Kennedy Space Center tour from Orlando with the Chat with an Astronaut experience

Overview

Come to the Kennedy Space Center and get an inside look at America’s journey into space. Located halfway between the cities of Miami and Jacksonville, the Kennedy Space Center has been the launchpad for American astronauts since the 1960s. 

Ask a veteran NASA astronaut everything they want to know in a personalized, small group setting during the Chat with an Astronaut experience. Light refreshments, mimosas (in the AM), beer and wine in the afternoon, a commemorative gift, and a signed lithograph are also included.

Inclusions

  • English-speaking professional guide/driver
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned coach
  • Admission to Kennedy Space Center 
  • Chat with an astronaut experience
  • Light refreshments, mimosas (in the AM), beer and wine in the afternoon, a commemorative gift, and a signed lithograph 

Exclusions

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details.

Meeting with the Astronaut will take place twice a week, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Space Shuttle Atlantis Orientation tour will take place on the other days and days when Astronaut is unable to meet.

Headset translators can be ordered in advance or upon arrival (additional charges apply) in order to translate the facility tour, these are recommended for non-English speaking guests.

If the guest wants the hotel pick up, they need to pay $10 per person to a maximum of $25 per family per tour to their driver on the day of their tour. They may pay cash or credit.

Our local partner will take care of the reservations for this program and guests will either be assigned the morning or afternoon program based on the availability at the KSCVC. All tickets, along with the roundtrip transportation and assistance from the tour guide with orientation tour upon arrival at the visitor complex is included in the package. For pick-ups in Downtown Orlando additional surcharges may apply.

There are no pickups in Altamonte Springs, Maitland, Winter Park or the UCF Area.

Meals are tentative and subject to change.

Due to the Government shutdown, operates to the Saturn V exhibit will not be in operation.

List of addresses:

Maingate Lakeside Resort –(outside lobby) 7769 West Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy., Kissimmee, FL 34747-1727 - *Free Parking

Walt Disney World SWAN Resort –(outside lobby) 1200 Epcot Resorts Blvd, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

Golden Corral Buffet & Grill Lake Buena Vista – 8707 Vineland Ave, Orlando, FL 32821 - *Free Parking

Universal Royal Pacific Resort –(outside the PACIFICA Ballroom lobby) – 6300 Hollywood Way, Orlando, FL 32819

Avanti Palms Resort – (outside lobby) - 6515 International Drive, Orlando FL 32819

ICON Park Orlando - (Please wait at the Base of wheel facing Universal Blvd) – 8375 International Drive, Orlando FL 32819 - *Free Parking

Melia Hotel Celebration – (outside lobby) 225 Celebration Place, Kissimmee, FL 34747 - *Free Parking

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.Translations in seven different languages available on request.Electronic Translator systems are available at the Kennedy Space Center for hire.Stroller and wheelchair available at the Kennedy Space Center for additional fee.

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