2017 ASCAN Tour of KSC

NASA/ Kim Shiflett2018-05-02


Washington, DC, United States

The 2017 class of astronaut candidates pose for a group photograph at United Launch Alliance's Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS) in Florida during a familiarization tour. They also toured Kennedy Space Center facilities, including the Neil Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building high bay; the Launch Control Center, Launch Complex 39B, the Vehicle Assembly Building, Boeing's Commercial Crew and Cargo Facility, and SpaceX's Launch Complex 39A. The candidates will spend about two years getting to know the space station systems and learning how to spacewalk, speak Russian, control the International Space Station's robotic arm and fly T-38s, before they're eligible to be assigned to a mission.


  • Title: 2017 ASCAN Tour of KSC
  • Creator: NASA/ Kim Shiflett
  • Date Created: 2018-05-02
  • Location: Space Launch Complex 41
  • Rights: KSC
  • Album: ajwatso3

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