• Rockets at Holidays in Space 2017 at KSC Visitor Complex, FL. Credit: Julian Leek
  • Illuminated Saturn 1B rocket at the ‘Rocket Garden’ at Holidays in Space 2017 at KSC Visitor Complex, FL. Credit: Ken Kremer/kenkremer.com

‘Holidays in Space’ 2017 Nighttime Spectacle and ‘Fighting Gravity’Dance Performance at the Kennedy Space Center - Photos

Ken Kremer -- Space UpClose -- 21 Dec 2017

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER VISITOR COMPLEX, FL – If you’re looking for an ‘Out of this World’ space experience over the Christmas season you might want to beam over to the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex (KSCVC) in Florida - because the newly opened ‘Holidays in Space’ 2017 program featuring the ‘Fighting Gravity’ dance performance group could be just what the doctor ordered to brighten the season for you and your family.

But you’ll need to scurry over quickly because the ‘Holidays in Space’ nighttime spectacle is only offered for a limited time - from now until New Year’s Eve.

‘Holidays in Space’ exclusively featuring ‘Fighting Gravity’ is running nightly for the next two weeks only – except for Christmas Day.

Kids of all ages will enjoy the shows that run at 7:00 PM from December 20 - 24, and at 8:00 PM from December 26 - 31.

And the really good news is these colorful and imaginative dance performances by ‘Fighting Gravity’ are included with your daily admission to Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. A big crowd packed the shows Grand Opening performance on Wednesday, Dec. 20.

So, plan to stay late!

In addition, you can visit the world famous ‘Rocket Garden’ imaginatively illuminated at night.

Plus the mammoth space shuttle stack located just outside the Space Shuttle Atlantis pavilion is illuminated with a Batman like logo - visible from many miles away.

Check out our ‘Space UpClose’ Nighttime photo gallery.

Here’s a description of ‘Fighting Gravity’:

“Fighting Gravity is unique dance performance group that defies gravity using optical illusions and blacklight in their choreography. Fighting Gravitywon 3rd place on NBC’s Americas Got Talent, and has since been touring the world. Do not miss this opportunity to see their exclusive performance at the visitor complex this holiday season. It’s like nowhere else on Earth!”

This short video also gives a good idea of what’s in store:



Holidays in Space premium viewing is also available for an additional charge above the regular daytime Admission tickets.

Check the KSC Visitor Complex website for complete details and pricing. Watch for our upcoming story about the new ‘Astronaut Training Experience’ attraction opening in February 2018 at the KSC Visitor Complex.

Meanwhile the next rocket launch from the Florida Space Coast is tentatively slated for Jan. 5 with a SpaceX Falcon 9 slated for blastoff from Space Launch Complex-40 carrying the super secret ‘Zuma’ military payload to orbit for an undisclosed U.S. government customer.

Stay tuned here for Ken's continuing Earth and Planetary science and human spaceflight news.
‘Fighting Gravity’ dancers at Holidays in Space 2017 at KSC Visitor Complex, FL. Credit: Julian Leek
‘Fighting Gravity’ dancers at Holidays in Space 2017 at KSC Visitor Complex, FL. Credit: Ken Kremer/kenkremer.com
The ‘Rocket Garden’ illuminated for ‘Holidays in Space’ 2017 at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida. Credit: Ken Kremer/kenkremer.com
The Space Shuttle stack at Holidays in Space 2017 at KSC Visitor Complex, FL. Credit: Ken Kremer/kenkremer.com