NASA Now + Next | The Present and Future of NASA's Space Exploration Journey
Travel to Mars, the International Space Station, and deep space as you explore NASA’s current and future missions in this zone. Take a look at what to expect!
NASA Now + Next | Attractions
Gateway: The Deep Space Launch Complex
Find out more about present and future space exploration as you look through spacecraft, prototypes, and other displays.
Travel across the universe through a spaceport that offers 4 unique journeys. Gear up for an unimaginable experience!
Journey to Mars | By United Launch Alliance
Discover the red planet as you explore NASA’s upcoming plans and view a full-scale Mars rover replica.
LEGO® Build to Launch
Immerse yourself in an educational but fun experience built to teach you more about science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics.
Mars Rover Vehicle Navigator
Get a close view of the Mars Rover Vehicle Navigator®, a new vehicle designed to explore the surface of Mars.
Indulge in the best viewing experience at the IMAX Theater, where you can watch space movies like Journey to Space and Asteroid Hunters.
Mission Status Briefing
Learn about NASA’s current missions at the Kennedy Space Center and the launches taking place at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
Book Your Kennedy Space Center Tickets & Tours
Frequently Asked Questions About the NASA Now + Next Mission Zone
A. The NASA Now + Next Mission Zone is located inside the Visitor Complex next to the Rocket Garden.
A. NASA Now + Next features Gateway: The Deep Space Launch Complex, LEGO® Build to Launch, Journey to Mars, and the KSC Spaceport, among other exciting attractions.
A. Yes, your Kennedy Space Center daily admission ticket gives you access to NASA Now + Next.
A. Spend about 2.5 hours viewing all the attractions inside NASA Now + Next.
A. Yes, head to Red Rock Grill and Space Bowl Bistro for a delicious meal.
A. Yes, restroom facilities are available at NASA Now + Next.
A. Yes, NASA Now + Next is wheelchair accessible.