Vice President Mike Pence tours the Neil Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, where the Orion spacecraft is being readied for a trip beyond the moon on its first integrated flight with the Space Launch System rocket. Pictured from left to right are NASA Kennedy Space Center Deputy Director Janet Petro; Acting NASA Administrator Robert Lightfoot; NASA Astronaut Reid Wiseman; Pence; NASA Astronaut Pat Forrester; retired astronaut Buzz Aldrin; U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL); Lockheed Martin Chairman, President and CEO Marillyn Hewson; and NASA Kennedy Space Center Director Robert Cabana. During his visit to Kennedy, Pence spoke inside the Vehicle Assembly Building, where he thanked employees for advancing American leadership in space. The Vice President also toured several facilities highlighting the public-private partnerships at Kennedy, as both NASA and commercial companies prepare to launch American astronauts from the multi-user spaceport.