NSS Teams Up with Galactic Medallion for Exclusive Kennedy Space Center Tours

The Inaugural NSS Members’ Tour to Kennedy Space Center!

Friday – Sunday, January 12 – 14, 2024.

Join us for a weekend immersion into the past, present, and future of America’s Space Program at the most historic space facility in the world — America’s original Spaceport. Each aspect of the tour has been preplanned with foresight and attention to every detail of the guest experience.

Member Discounted Price: $1,565/person

  • Based on double occupancy
  • Single supplement – $225
  • Maximum 40 participants
  • Non-Member price: $1,695

For current or new tour participants, please use this link to facilitate your online payment. Thank you.

Current or New Tour Participants Payment Portal

For any questions, please call 407.923.3469

PAYMENT OPTIONS:

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  • Reserve your spot today for the tour.
  • Tour limited to 40 participants.*
  • Final payment due by January 2nd, 2024.


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  • Receive regular updates about the tour.
  • Essential details for your Space Force visit will be confirmed.
  • Acquire your NSS inaugural tour commemorative patch.


TOUR DETAILS

OUR OBJECTIVES:

  • Present only the most significant aspects of the Space Center to our guests, for maximum exposure in a minimum time-frame.
  • Have space industry experts from a variety of fields speak and interact with our guests during the tour.
  • Wherever possible, present facilities and exhibits that may not be available for viewing by the general public.
  • Provide a catered gourmet lunch in an exclusive private venue at the Space Center, with featured guest speakers.
  • Eliminate unnecessary line-standing and create as much of a private experience as possible in a public forum.

EXPERIENCE A ONE-OF-A-KIND TOUR

Seize the opportunity to meet other NSS members and take part in this extraordinary adventure that awaits.

Daily Itinerary

Day 1 – Friday, January 12, 2024

  • 3:00 PM: Check into your water-view room at the space-themed Courtyard by Marriott Hotel, Titusville, FL.
  • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM: Welcome Reception/Member Mingle/Heavy dinner hors d’oeuvres – Rooftop Bar – overlooking the intercoastal waterway with stunning views of the VAB and launchpads.

Day 2 – Saturday, January 13, 2024

  • 7:00AM – 8:30 AM: Buffet Breakfast at the hotel.
  • 8:30 AM: Group Departure for Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in private coach.
  • 9:15 AM – 12:00 PM: Private KSC Coach for our NSS Group – 3-hour visit/drive by as permitted on restricted NASA property: VAB, Launch Complex 39A&B, SpaceX facilities, Apollo-Saturn V building, and lunar exhibits.
  • 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM: Private Tour of the Shuttle Launch Experience Pavilion led by Mike Leinbach, NASA Launch Director during the final 10 years of the Space Shuttle Program (2001 – 2011)
  • 1:15 PM: Short walk to the Center for Space Education for Lunch.
  • 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM: Buffet lunch and Q&A session with Mike Leinbach
  • 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM: Continuation of private guided tour of the new Gateway Pavilion, the famous Rocket Garden, and the historic Heroes and Legends Pavilion.
  • 5:15 PM Bus departure for hotel.
  • 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM: Rockin Rocket, Buffet Dinner dining on hotel patio.

Day 3 – Sunday, January 14, 2024

  • 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM: Buffet Breakfast at the hotel.
  • 7:30 AM: Hotel Check-out – Luggage will be stored in a locked facility.
  • 8:00 AM: Group Departure in our private coach for Space Force Station Excursion.
  • 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM: Visits and views of relics from our humble beginnings of space exploration: original launch sites, blockhouses, Hangar C, Launch Complex 26, and even the Canaveral Lighthouse.
  • 11:45 AM: Depart Space Force Station for Port Canaveral.
  • 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM: Lunch at a waterfront restaurant port side.
  • 2:00 PM: Return in private coach to hotel.
  • 2:30 PM: Arrive back at hotel – individual departures and farewells.

Note: Times are approximate and subject to change.

Our Exclusive Tour Package Price Includes:

  • 2 – Night stay, waterfront room
  • 2 – Breakfasts
  • 2 – Lunches
  • 2 – Dinners
  • Admission, entrance fees and transportation for all excursions, visits and activities as described herein with featured guests and venues.
  • Commemorative NSS Patch.

Please Note: NASA’s Kennedy Space Center is a “working spaceport”, therefore tour features, times and availability are subject to the restrictions of NASA and/or Delaware North (operator of Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex).

A full refund is available if cancellation notice is given 10 days in advance of arrival date. For cancellations with less notice, a partial refund may apply. In case you need to cancel your trip, please call Galactic Medallion at 407.923.3469.

In the event that the number of registered guests does not meet the minimum required to conduct the tour as planned (28 persons), it will not be canceled but may need to be modified to accommodate a lower number of participants. Registrants shall then have the option to either:

-Participate in a modified version of the event.

Or:

-Receive a full refund of all prepaid deposits.