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The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is America’s civil space program and the global leader in space exploration. Located across the U.S., the agency has a diverse workforce of just under 18,000 civil servants, and works with many more U.S. contractors, academia, and international and commercial partners to explore, discover, and expand knowledge for the benefit of humanity.

View of Mission Control Center celebrating conclusion of Apollo 11 mission

Ways to Visit

NASA Socials

Unique opportunities at centers and facilities for NASA's social media followers to learn and share information about NASA's missions, people, and programs.

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Social Media followers listen to talks and participate in tours.

Live Launches

Witnessing a live rocket launch is a jaw-dropping, bucket-list experience. Visitor Centers at Kennedy Space Center and Wallops Flight Facility provide the closest public viewing of rocket launches with live launch commentary from space experts.

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Guests at the Banana Creek viewing site watch the launch of NASA’s Space Launch System rocket carrying the Orion spacecraft.