Kennedy Space Center

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John F. Kennedy Space Center
Kennedy Space Center composite photograph.jpg
Summary
Airport typeSpaceport
Owner/OperatorNASA
LocationFlorida, USA
OpenedJuly 1, 1962 (1962-07-01)
Built1949
Elevation AMSL10 ft / 3 m
Coordinates28°31′27″N 80°39′03″W / 28.52417°N 80.65083°W / 28.52417; -80.65083Coordinates: 28°31′27″N 80°39′03″W / 28.52417°N 80.65083°W / 28.52417; -80.65083
WebsiteNASA KSC home page
Map
John F. Kennedy Space Center is located in Florida
John F. Kennedy Space Center
John F. Kennedy Space Center
John F. Kennedy Space Center is located in the United States
John F. Kennedy Space Center
John F. Kennedy Space Center
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
15/33 15,000 4,572 Concrete

The Kennedy Space Center is a spaceport next to the Cape Canaveral in Florida, USA. It is the place where NASA rockets are launched and where Space Shuttles took off and landed.

Operational Launch Pads[change | change source]

  • Launch Complex 39
  • Launch Complex 41
  • Launch Complex 37