Enjoy ‘Holidays in Space’ 2018 at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, SpaceX Launch Dec 18: Photos

‘Holidays’ in Space’ festive
light decorations at
Kennedy Space Center
Visitor Complex celebrate the Christmas holiday and Seasons Greetings from Dec.
14 through Dec. 30, 2018.  
Credit:
Ken Kremer/kenkremer.com/spaceupclose.com
Ken Kremer  SpaceUpClose.com &
RocketSTEM
–14 December 2018


KENNEDY SPACE CENTER
VISITOR COMPLEX, FL – Christmastime 2018 is upon us and that means it’s time to
celebrate holiday cheer. And for space enthusiasts there is a double dose of opportunities
if you’re in the neighborhood of the Florida Space Coast.



The
annual ‘Holidays’ in Space’ festive light decorations premiered Friday, Dec. 14
at
Kennedy Space Center
Visitor Complex (KSCVC) celebrating the Christmas holiday and Seasons Greetings. 



Plus you can enjoy the
next SpaceX Falcon 9 launch of the GPS III SV01 satellite for the US Air Force  slated for blastoff on Tuesday, Dec. 18 at 9:11
a.m. EST. Weather outlook is currently 80 % GO !!



Enjoy our Space UpClose
photo gallery.



New this year is a fanciful
kinetic light show involving 200 LED kinetic spheres along with beautiful Christmas
holiday light display and decorations strolling the walkways around the Space
Shuttle Atlantis pavilion.

Apollo 50 pavilion celebrates 50th anniversary
of Apollo 8 at ‘Holidays’ in Space’ festive light decorations at
Kennedy Space Center
Visitor Complex during Christmas and holiday season from Dec. 14 through Dec.
30, 2018.  
Credit: Ken Kremer/kenkremer.com/spaceupclose.com

The kinetic light
display begins at 5 p.m. each evening and repeats every 20 minutes. 



Holidays’ in Space’ 2018 kinetic light show at Kennedy Space Center
Visitor Complex celebrate the Christmas holiday and Seasons Greetings from Dec.
14 through Dec. 30, 2018.  
Credit: Ken Kremer/kenkremer.com/spaceupclose.com

This season also marks the Apollo 50th celebrations
and the 50th anniversary of the launch of Apollo 8 – highlighted in a new
pavilion area beside Atlantis and as part of the light show.



Holidays’ in Space’ 2018 festive light decorations at Kennedy Space Center
Visitor Complex celebrate Christmas and holiday greetings.  
Credit:
Ken Kremer/kenkremer.com/spaceupclose.com
Credit: Ken Kremer/kenkremer.com/spaceupclose.com

The light show decorations run from Dec. 14 through Dec. 30,
2018 except for Christmas Day Dec. 25.



The KSC Visitor Complex also offers a holiday-themed kids
activity area beside the Atlantis West Pavilion from Dec. 26 – 30.



The light show ad décorations run from Dec. 14 through Dec. 30, 2018.  

‘Holidays’ in Space’ festive
light decorations at
Kennedy Space Center
Visitor Complex celebrate the Christmas holiday and Seasons Greetings from Dec.
14 through Dec. 30, 2018.  
Credit:
Ken Kremer/kenkremer.com/spaceupclose.com
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is slated
for liftoff on Dec. 18 at 9:11 a.m. carrying the USAF GPS III SV01 satellite to
orbit from Space Launch Complex-40 on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, FL, in
this file photo.  Credit: Ken Kremer/kenkremer.com/spaceupclose.com

Watch for Ken’s continuing
onsite coverage of NASA, SpaceX, ULA, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman
and more space and mission reports direct from the Kennedy Space Center, Cape
Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida and Wallops Flight Facility, Virginia.

Stay tuned here for Ken’s continuing Earth and Planetary science
and human spaceflight news: www.kenkremer.com –www.spaceupclose.com – twitter
@ken_kremer – email: ken at kenkremer.com



Dr. Kremer is a research scientist,
journalist and photographer based in the KSC area.
………….

Ken’s photos are for sale and he is available for lectures and outreach events



Learn more about the upcoming/recent SpaceX Falcon 9/USAF GPS 3-01, SpaceX Falcon 9/CRS-16
launch to ISS,  NASA missions, ULA Atlas
& Delta launches, SpySats and more at Ken’s upcoming outreach events at Quality Inn Kennedy Space Center, Titusville,
FL, evenings: 



Dec
15/17
: “SpaceX Dragon CRS-16
resupply launch to ISS, SpaceX Falcon GPS 3-01, SpaceX Falcon Heavy &
Falcon 9 launches, upcoming SpaceX Falcon 9 USAF GP3 3-01, NRO & USAF
Spysats, SLS, Orion, Boeing and SpaceX Commercial crew capsules, OSIRIS-Rex,
Juno at Jupiter, InSight Mars lander, Curiosity and Opportunity explore Mars,
NH at Pluto, Kuiper Belt and more,” Kennedy Space Center Quality Inn, Titusville,
FL, evenings. Photos for sale








Ken Kremer

Watch for Ken’s continuing onsite coverage of NASA, SpaceX, ULA, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman and more space and mission reports direct from Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida and Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. Stay tuned here for Ken's continuing Earth and Planetary science and human spaceflight news. Dr. Kremer is a research scientist and journalist based in the KSC area, active in outreach and interviewed regularly on TV and radio about space topics. Ken’s photos are for sale and he is available for lectures and outreach events.

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