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LC39 Observation Gantry

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Address: Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, FL

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Better to go Up close!

The Gantry is now close for the tours. It used to be a stop on the bus tour leaving from the space center complex. We found out this past week that they do no longer stop there... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
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Orlando, Florida
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Orlando, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The Gantry is now close for the tours. It used to be a stop on the bus tour leaving from the space center complex. We found out this past week that they do no longer stop there, and to be quite honest it is a good thing. the new tours take you directly to the launching pads which we appreciated... More 

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Oviedo, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I really enjoyed being near the history the LC39 was made. As a kid, I used to dream about being an astronaurt.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

It was a nice place for viewing the Orion rocket launch, very limited seating but continental breakfast was served and restrooms were clean. Go early to get the best seating.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

It has been a couple of years since we were there but from the tour bus we went past a waiting shuttle launch and it was immense I will never forget

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Magnetic Island, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

The observation gantry is currently closed. The bus tour takes you past the observation Gantry on the way to 39A and 39B launch pads.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Just to be close to where history was made and brave men flew was inspiring, to see the moon in the sky on a sunny afternon was he icing on the cake - Perfick

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

the views to the gantry were amazing and this is the closest you can get to the launch site where the space shuttles used to take off

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North West England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

You get a good view but fork out for the tour, much better and you get much closer too. Good place to stop for a refresher though.

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Milford, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Where the Apollo program launched most and most of the shuttles, 39A is not going to be used anymore unless a private contractor wants it. 39B looks totally different because contractors plan to use it for future flights. I got the closest I have ever been to 39A, Rich in history!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

Inc in the tour this is a great stop to see the launch pads the shuttle went from.take a telescope or binoculars for best view of new atlas facility.lifts available for those who do not fancy the high climb in the heat.

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