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[b]Bid Farewell to Space Shuttle Endeavour[/b]
Join us September 17, 2012, as space shuttle Endeavour departs Kennedy Space Center for the last time.
In celebration of the fly-out, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is hosting [URL=http://www.kennedyspacecenter.com/endeavour-fly-out.aspx]four days of activities[/URL]. Guests have the opportunity to view Endeavour as it is placed atop the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft during a special tour and to see the astronaut crew from Endeavour's final mission STS-134. A limited number of guests even have the opportunity to witness the departure of Endeavour from the Shuttle Landing Facility.
[b]Special Endeavour Tour[/b]
[i]$20 per adult/$15 per child (ages 3-11), plus tax*[/i]
Offered for September 14 and 15 only, a special windshield tour is available to guests. The tour will drive by Launch Pad 39-A and the Mate/Demate Device, allowing guests to view space shuttle Endeavour as it is secured to the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft. The tour will end at the Apollo/Saturn V Center. *In addition to general admission.
[b]Endeavour Fly-Out Tickets[/b]
[i]$40 per guest, plus tax*[/i]
A limited number of tickets are available for the opportunity to witness the departure of Endeavour from the actual Shuttle Landing Facility. Guests who purchase the transportation tickets are bused from the Visitor Complex. *In addition to general admission.
On September 17, 2012, space shuttle Endeavour will depart out of Kennedy Space Center for the last time at approximately 7:30 a.m. EST. The orbiter will be placed on top of the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, a modified Boeing 747, and flown to its new destination at the California Science Center in Los Angeles, California.
The Visitor Complex will open at 5:00 a.m. EST on Monday, September 17. Those who have transportation tickets to the Shuttle Landing Facility will begin boarding the buses at 6:00 a.m. EST. Limited operations will be open to the public prior to the fly-out.
Viewing will also be available from the Visitor Complex. Guests will have a great photo opportunity of the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft and Endeavour as they fly over the Rocket Garden. There will be a jumbotron screen set up and food service will be available.
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