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Explore the Heroes & Legends Mission Zone at the Kennedy Space Center

Kennedy Space CenterHeroes & Legends

Discover NASA’s earliest space missions and the astronauts involved in them at the Heroes & Legends Mission Zone. Keep reading to find out about all the attractions inside this zone.

Quick Tips: 

Duration of Visit: 2.5 hours

Location: Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, next to the entrance

Wheelchair Accessibility: Yes

Restaurants: Rocket Fuel Food Truck

Heroes & Legends | Attractions

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US ASTRONAUT HALL OF FAME®

Take a look at the American heroes involved in past missions and their respective stories.

kennedy space center heroes and legends
kennedy space center heroes and legends

It’s a Matter of Fact Show

Learn more about science, technology, mathematics, engineering, art, and more through fun experiments organized by the S.T.E.A.M Team.

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kennedy space center heroes and legends

Astronaut Encounter

Get an exclusive chance to meet and greet an astronaut and learn about their journey.

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John F. Kennedy Fountain

Marvel at the beautiful John F. Kennedy fountain, named after the President responsible for establishing the Kennedy Space Center.

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Historic Countdown Clock

Moved from Launch Complex 39, the Historic Countdown Clock is the most famous time-keeping clock in the world.

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NASA Insignia

Capture a memorable photo in front of the NASA Insignia to commemorate your visit.




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Frequently Asked Questions About the Heroes & Legends Mission Zone

Q. Where is the Heroes & Legends Mission Zone?

A. Located inside the Visitor Complex, you’ll find The Heroes & Legends Mission Zone right next to the Information Center and main entrance.

Q. What are some must-see attractions inside the Heroes & Legends Mission Zone?

A. Some of the highlights at the Heroes & Legends Mission Zone include the US Astronaut Hall of Fame, the Rocket Garden, the John F. Kennedy Fountain, the Historic Countdown Clock, as well as the NASA Insignia.

Q. Is Heroes & Legends accessible with my Kennedy Space Center admission ticket?

A. Yes, your Kennedy Space Center admission ticket gives you access to Heroes & Legends.

Q. How long should I spend at Heroes & Legends?

A. You will need at least 2.5 hours to explore Heroes & Legends without rushing through it.

Q. Is there food available at Heroes & Legends?

A. Yes, there is a Rocket Fuel Food Truck at the Heroes & Legends Mission Zone.

Q. Is there a restroom at the Heroes & Legends Mission Zone?

A. Yes, restroom facilities are available.

Q. Is the Heroes & Legends Mission Zone wheelchair accessible?

A. Yes, the Heroes & Legends Mission Zone is completely wheelchair accessible.