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As one of the world’s premier launch sites, Florida offers unique opportunities to see today’s most advanced rockets blast into orbit from the legendary Cape Canaveral. Visitors to the Kennedy Space Center receive ACCESS TO SPECIAL LAUNCH VIEWING LOCATIONS. Experience the awesome power, earth-shaking sound and majestic rise of a rocket launched from Florida’s Space Coast in the best seat in the house with your admission to Kennedy Space Center.

Click below or scroll to learn about the rockets that call Florida home, and find out when you can experience a lift off in person.

UNITED LAUNCH ALLIANCE

ATLAS V

United Launch Alliance is the nation’s premier launch services provider. Since its formation, ULA has launched more than 80 missions with 100 % mission success.

The Atlas V represents ULA's commitment to competitive launch services for the U.S. In addition to launching a full manifest of critical Department of Defense, NASA, the National Reconnaissance Office, the U.S. Air Force and commercial organizations, the Atlas V is the launch vehicle of choice for Sierra Nevada’s Dream Chaser and Boeing’s CST-100 capsule, both of which are designed to carry astronauts to and from the ISS and will soon be launching from Cape Canaveral.

With more than a century of combined heritage, ULA is the nation’s most experienced and reliable launch service provider. ULA successfully delivers satellites to orbit that provide critical capabilities for troops in the field, aid meteorologists in tracking severe weather, enable personal device-based GPS navigation and unlock the mysteries of our solar system.

UNITED LAUNCH ALLIANCE

DELTA IV

United Launch Alliance is the nation’s premier launch services provider. Since its formation, ULA has launched more than 80 missions with 100 percent mission success.

ULA’s Delta IV launch vehicles combine streamlined mission and vehicle integration to meet customer requirements to launch high-priority U.S. Air Force, National Reconnaissance Office, NASA, and commercial payloads.

ULA has an extremely busy manifest from Florida’s Space Coast, including numerous GPS satellites and the first flight of NASA’s Orion capsule set to launch on a Delta IV Heavy in late 2014. The Delta IV Heavy is the largest and most powerful American rocket in operation today.

With more than a century of combined heritage, ULA is the nation’s most experienced and reliable launch service provider. ULA successfully delivers satellites to orbit that provide critical capabilities for troops in the field, aid meteorologists in tracking severe weather, enable personal device-based GPS navigation and unlock the mysteries of our solar system.

SPACEX

FALCON 9

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket delivers commercial, government and military payloads to orbit from Florida’s Space Coast at Launch Complex 40. SpaceX is now fulfilling a contract with NASA for at least 12 cargo resupply missions to the International Space Station from SpaceX’s Florida launch complex.

SpaceX designs, manufactures, and launches the world's most advanced rockets and spacecraft, with the ultimate goal of one day ENABLING PEOPLE TO LIVE ON OTHER PLANETS. SpaceX’s launch vehicles and spacecraft are entirely made in America, and the company has a rapidly growing manifest of nearly 50 launches and conducts a majority of its missions from right here in Cape Canaveral, Florida.