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Published on Sunday, 30 September 2012 19:17
Would you like to see a rocket departing from our planet going into outer space? Well, here's an opportunity to do so at the Kennedy Space Center. In fact, a the Delta IV rocket will launch in a few days:
View the Sights and Sounds of the Delta IV Rocket Launch on October 4, 2012 from Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. – Experience the thrill of a space launch as a Delta IV rocket lifts off from the Space Coast on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012. Visitors can witness the sights and sounds of the launch from a special viewing area, including live launch commentary from mission control at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. The launch window is scheduled between 8:10 and 8:29 a.m. EDT from Launch Complex 37 B at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
The Delta IV-Medium rocket, built by the United Launch Alliance, will be carrying the Navstar GPS, a constellation of satellites providing navigational assistance for U.S. military operations on land, at sea, and in the air, as well as supporting consumer GPS devices by providing accurate time, location and velocity information. Considered the next generation of GPS satellites, the technology incorporates various improvements to provide greater accuracy and increased signals to enhance the performance for users.
For more information or to purchase tickets, call 877-313-2610 or visit www.KennedySpaceCenter.com
. Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will open early at 7 a.m. Launch viewing is included with admission which is $50 + tax for adults and $40 + tax for children ages 3-11.
Thank you for reading, and we hope some of our readers will be able to attend the event!