Vice President Pence coming to Kennedy Space Center this week

Last Updated: Monday, February 19, 2018, 12:03 PM EST

Vice President Mike Pence is bringing the National Space Council to Kennedy Space Center this week.

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NASA confirms Pence will arrive at KSC on Tuesday, where he will tour the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's launch facilities.

On Wednesday he will lead a National Space Council meeting on "Moon, Mars and Worlds Beyond: Winning the Next Frontier."

Pence is also expected to tour Kennedy Space Center.

President Trump brought back the council and instilled Pence as the head. It was disbanded in 1993.

Pence visited Kennedy Space Center last year for a tour.