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Lunch With an Astronaut

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Lunch With an Astronaut

Lunch With an Astronaut

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Coffee, Tea, or Tang? Now you can "Lunch With an Astronaut" every day of the week. This popular interactive lunchtime program enables visitors to experience the thrill of meeting a true space hero in person, while enjoying a delicious lunch.

The "Lunch With an Astronaut" menu features tasty dishes grilled chicken breast with a mushroom sauce, steamed vegetable medley, rice, mixed green salad with assorted dressings, and rolls. Assorted desserts, soft drinks and coffee are also available. All participating children receive a complimentary Space Shuttle sipper cup.

The children's menu includes macaroni-and-cheese and mini corn dogs. All participating children receive a complimentary Space Shuttle Sipper cup.

Following the meal, participants will view a lighthearted video presentation highlighting "everyday" life on the space shuttle. Of course, the highlight of the program is a personalized presentation by the featured astronaut, followed by a question and answer session and photo opportunity. As a memento of the occasion, each participant will also receive a souvenir autographed by the "space hero."

"Lunch With an Astronaut" is offered daily 12:30 p.m. (seating at 12:15). Tickets may be purchased online at www.kennedyspacecenter.com or by calling 321-449-4400. Tickets may also be purchased in the Visitor Complex on the day of the event, if not previously sold out.

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is open from 9:00 a.m. until approximately dusk every day except December 25 and certain launch days. Lunch with an Astronaut is an add-on ticket option priced at $29.99 (plus tax) for adults and $15.99 (plus tax) for children ages 3-11. General admission to NASA Visitor Complex is required (starting at $52.95, plus tax) or purchase a combination ticket for $87.97 that includes admission to NASA's Visitor Complex and Lunch with an Astronaut.

The Visitor Complex is located 45 miles east of Orlando.

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