Public Inquiries

John F. Kennedy Space Center,
Kennedy Space Center, FL 32899
Phone: 321.867.5000
Email: Public Inquiries

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Tour Rules

1. The Purpose of the tour must clearly relate to the Shuttle, Constellation or other eligible NASA programs. For example, NASA or USA new hires, engineers, technicians, mission training personnel, and other personnel tasked with responsibilities that affect human spaceflight. All tour requests will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis, using these guidelines.
2. Foreign Nationals will not be allowed to tour the Columbia Research & Preservation area without special approval from Shuttle Program Management. All policies and procedures related to Foreign National access to KSC must be followed.
3. No photographs are to be taken in the room.
4. Group size is to be 15 people or less per tour.
5. No access to the Crew Module area is allowed without the approval of the Astronaut Office.
6. Appropriate dress is required to enter the area (i.e., closed-toe shoes, long pants, no heels, etc.).
7. There is to be no touching of Columbia debris hardware items.
8. Tour requests must be submitted at least two weeks prior to the date wanted for the tour.
9. Tour dates and times may change due to operational requirements.
10. Tour safety – watch out for tripping and other hazards in the area.

Tour Group Members. Please list name and affiliation with Shuttle Program or company affiliation (name).

Please submit form at least two (2) weeks prior to requested tour date.