A United Launch Alliance Delta rocket launches from Kennedy Space Center

United Launch Alliance | Delta IV Rocket Launch

The Best Rocket Launch Viewing in Titusville

The Space Coast always lives up to it’s name and you shouldn’t expect any less when you visit. Come face to face with the latest technology and watch it blast into the sky at speeds faster than you’ll believe. Witness science fly through the stratosphere and have a front row seat on a beautiful beach shore when it happens. There are tons of great viewing locations to watch rocket launches in Titusville. Since Kennedy Space Center is just minutes down the road, almost anywhere in town is the perfect spot. Travel to Canaveral National Seashore and hang out on the sand and witness an unforgettable view in the night sky.

Titusville Space Coast Rocket Launches

This is the closest viewing area from a beach, with less than 6 miles from launch pads. Or pay a visit to the Exploration Center and have access to views 7 stories high. A view like this will show you the world, of Space Coast that is. Space View Park maintains its title as one of the most popular launch viewing areas on the coast. While you’re waiting for a launch to take off, stop in the local museum and learn about what exactly it takes to execute what everyone will soon marvel over. With an easy to track schedule on NASA’s website and GoTitusville, you will always know when the next rocket launch will be. Space history is surrounding all of Titusville, making for a great learning center for you and your family. Learn about space and the technology created to land a man on the moon during your visit to Titusville, and come home with a mind that has been changed forever. Titusville will help you create a journey into space that you won’t have to leave Earth for.

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex offers the closest public viewing of launches. Launch viewing opportunities are available at the Apollo/Saturn V Center and the main visitor complex with bleacher seating and launch commentary. Ticket admission is required. Availability of viewing opportunities and locations is dependent upon the...

A mom and daughter gaze at the rockets on display in the Rocket Garden at Kennedy Space Center
Space View Park

As one of the most popular launch venues in Titusville, Space View Park honors astronauts and the team behind the scenes who helped America lead the world in space exploration. Space View Park is located less than 15 miles directly across from the Kennedy Space Center launch pads.

Viewing a rocket launch across the river at Space View Park in Titusville, FL
Canaveral National Seashore

Located just North of the launch pads, this is the closest viewing area on the Space Coast. Being a National Park, they do charge $5 for entry, but from the parking lot, you are only 6 miles to the closest launch pad. And if you wanted to stroll further south along the beach, you can get as close as 5 miles. This is one of the premier...

Viewing a rocket launch from the Canaveral National Seashore
Sand Point Park

Sand Point Park is a popular rocket launch viewing area located on the Indian River Lagoon. Separated only by the lagoon, this park is one of the closest viewing areas outside of the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. 

Sand Point Park in Titusville, FL is one of best viewing areas for rocket launches on the Space Coast
Manzo Memorial Park

Similar to Sand Point Park, Manzo Memorial Park is located directly across the lagoon from Kennedy Space Center and provides excellent sight lines of launches.

Manzo Park in Titusville, FL is one of the most popular viewing areas for rocket launches on the Space Coast
A Day Away Kayak Tours

Kayaking is one unique way to watch a rocket launch in Titusville. A Day Away Kayak Tours plans tours to see rocket launches, and it’s likely you will encounter manatees, dolphins, alligators and a variety of birds as you paddle through waterways. 

A kayak tour is one of the most unique ways to view a rocket launch
Space Coast Visitors Guide Cover Image

Vacation Planner for Florida’s Space Coast

The official 2019 Space Coast Vacation Planner Guide is now available. There are two ways to get yours: