Space Shuttle Atlantis Pavilion

Space Shuttle Atlantis

After 33 missions and orbiting the earth 4,848 times, Atlantis rests in beauty as the center of our event. Gaze into the cargo bay as you enter the building and learn about re-entry on your way to the event space. Join us as we celebrate humankind beneath Atlantis’ delta wings all night long.


R2 units of various kinds in front of space shuttle Atlantis


Meet an array of incredible mechanical friends and the humans that created them! Learn how hobbyists and professional designers create custom droids of all kinds–and from a wide variety of shows and movies! Be sure to grab a photo with a few of your favorites.

Interactive Outreach

Learn about the awe and wonder of space as you immerse yourself in virtual reality from local space chroniclers with Cosmic Perspective.

Listen to inspiring discussions from The Inspired 24, an inclusive growing group of like-minded, space positive people working together to promote the democratization of space

Get sporty with Space United as they advance access to space through sports! Learn about how they’ve launched a professional football club founded by space engineers with the mission to leverage sport’s global influence to uplift communities while advancing the development of sports in space!

Mission: Astro Access

Dedicated to promoting disability inclusion in space exploration and paving the way for disabled astronauts, AstroAccess is leading the way! Learn about how you can get involved with launching disabled scientists, veterans, students, athletes, and artists on parabolic flights with the Zero-G.

Postcards to SPACE

Join Club for the Future as they inspire future generations to pursue careers in STEM by sending art to space–and back! Draw your vision of the future on a postcard that will go to space on a Blue Origin rocket!

Red Carpet Photos

It’s not an event without a red carpet to prove you were in attendance, right? Grab your crew and pose for our photographer in front of our backdrop thanks to our sponsors! While you’re there you might brush elbows with a celebrity or even a droid!

Various characters from Star Wars stand in front of the External Tank at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

Cosmic Cosplay

Will you meet a Jedi? A Mandalorian? A Ghostbuster? (Don’t let the Jawas near your car!) Costume crafters of all kinds will be showing off their best outfits for you. Look for them as you arrive and all through the night!

Incredible Volunteers

As you approach the might Space Shuttle Atlantis Pavilion, take a moment to check out