The StennisSphere, the John C. Stennis Space Center’s visitors center, offers exhibits that provide such experiences as testing a space shuttle engine, landing the space shuttle, and boarding the International Space Station in over 14,000 square feet of displays. Outside exhibits display rocket engines actually used in America’s space program.
Location: Tours depart from the Launch Pad at the Hancock County Welcome Center west of Bay St. Louis, MS, on I-10 at Exit 2. Visitors 18 and older must have a valid photo ID in their possession. International visitors must have a valid passport. Open Wednesday—Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Admission is free. Call 800-237-1821 or 228-688-2370.