Explore the Heroes & Legends Mission Zone at the Kennedy Space Center
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.
Heroes & Legends | Attractions
US ASTRONAUT HALL OF FAME®
Take a look at the American heroes involved in past missions and their respective stories.
Chat With an Astronaut
Find out interesting facts and stories about space exploration from a real astronaut.
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.
Get an exclusive chance to meet and greet an astronaut and learn about their journey.
John F. Kennedy Fountain
Marvel at the beautiful John F. Kennedy fountain, named after the President responsible for establishing the Kennedy Space Center.
Historic Countdown Clock
Moved from Launch Complex 39, the Historic Countdown Clock is the most famous time-keeping clock in the world.
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
A. Located inside the Visitor Complex, you’ll find The Heroes & Legends Mission Zone right next to the Information Center and main entrance.
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.
A. Yes, your Kennedy Space Center admission ticket gives you access to Heroes & Legends.
A. You will need at least 2.5 hours to explore Heroes & Legends without rushing through it.
A. Yes, there is a Rocket Fuel Food Truck at the Heroes & Legends Mission Zone.
A. Yes, restroom facilities are available.
A. Yes, the Heroes & Legends Mission Zone is completely wheelchair accessible.