Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Groundbreaking Takes Place for KSC's $100 Million Atlantis Exhibit

Courtesy Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
Cape Canaveral, FL USA (January 18, 2012) -- Left to right: Bill Moore, Chief Operating Officer, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex; Janet Petro, Deputy Director, John. F. Kennedy Space Center; The Honorable Jennifer Carroll, Lieutenant Governor of the State of Florida; Jeremy Jacobs, Chairman and CEO of Delaware North Companies; and Chris Ferguson, Commander of STS-135, Atlantis.  To the right is the Shuttle Launch Experience, designed by BRC Imagination Arts.

Groundbreaking took place this morning on the $100 million, 65,000 square foot exhibit that will be the centerpiece of Delaware North's 10-year plan for the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.  The attraction will open Summer 2013.  Atlantis is currently undergoing decommission at the Orbiter Processing Facility.