Space View Park

Space View ParkSpace View Park is located less than 15 miles directly across from the launch pads. The Park is the first and only walk in the nation that honors America’s astronauts as well as the men and women behind the scenes who helped America lead the world in space exploration. Located 5 miles north from Highway 50 off of U.S.1 on Broad Street on Highway 406 (Garden Street) off of Indian River Avenue.


This park provides:

  • Close to downtown and restaurants
  • Compare your handprints to those of the Mercury Astronauts
  • Gaze across the beautiful Indian River at the shuttle launch pads
  • Live audio feed direct from NASA control room. Visitors will be able to listen as they sit on the river’s edge with no obstruction of the shuttle and listen to the launch process from the park
  • Picnic Areas/Shelters
  • Restrooms
  • View the astronaut’s mission logos carved in black granite
  • Walkthrough history of space from the Chinese discovery of Rockets in 3rd century BC to Space Station Freedom