From our start at Kennedy Space Center, to our growth into Volusia County and into the present day, our goal has always been to serve our members with a wide variety of excellent products, great rates, and exceptional member service.


Launch FCU opens branch at Spruce Creek High School

Launch FCU opens branch at Spruce Creek High School

Launch Spruce Creek ribbon cutting September 2015

Launch FCU opens new Orange City branch.

Launch FCU opens new Orange City branch.

Orange City Branch Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

August 2015


Improvements and Innovations

  • Improved online loan applications for consumer loans and mortgages introduced.
  • New high school branch announced –Launch FCU will partner with Spruce Creek High School in Port Orange. The new school branch will open in August 2015.

Breaking Ground

  • June 1st, 2014 – Kennedy Space Center Federal Credit Union becomes Launch Federal Credit Union.
  • Suntree branch moves to a new building at 2200 North Wickham Road, becoming the Melbourne Branch.
  • Mobile Check Deposit is introduced as a part of Mobile Banking.
  • E-Signature for approved loans is introduced as a benefit for members.
  • Groundbreaking on a new Orange City branch, which will replace the much smaller Deltona branch.
orange_branch June 2014


  • KSCFCU celebrates its Fiftieth Anniversary by featuring a different branch every month. Special activities occur every Friday to allow members in all locations to enjoy the celebration.
  • Groundbreaking on a new Melbourne branch, which will replace the Suntree branch.
Melbriggoncutting 2013

Youthful Strides

  • KSCFCU partnered with University High School in Deltona to open a school branch, partially staffed by students.
  • The Rockledge branch moved to Murrell Road.
UniversityHigh_GO 2012

On The Go

  • KSCFCU Mobile is introduced, a mobile application to allow smartphone users to access Online Banking using their iPhone, iPad, or Android.
iphonescreen 2011


  • The Edgewater branch opened on Ridgewood Avenue (U.S. 1).
  • KSCFCU partners with Jupiter Elementary in Palm Bay to open its first school branch.
Edgewater_GO 2010


  • KSCFCU offered additional accounts for savings and checking, giving members the opportunity to personalize account names.

Communications Outreach

  • The Palm Bay branch moved to a new location on Babcock Street.
  • KSCFCU newsletters gained new names to reflect a our coastal geography and a more varied membership – Shore Lines for adults, Rip Tides for teens, and Sand Dollars for children.
PB_grand_opening 2008


  • Grew to 51,667 members

Space Odyssey

  • The Administrative Building on Plumosa Street in Merritt Island opened.

The Information Age

  • The Port St. John branch opened on U.S. 1.
  • Personal Credit Union Online Banking (PCU) began as a service to members. E-statements and BillPayer are offered as a free convenience for members.
PSJ_GO_Feb16-2000 2000

A Community Charter

  • The DeLand branch moved to its present location on West New York Avenue.
  • KSCFCU was granted a Community Charter by the National Credit Union Administration. Membership was now open to all who live, work, or worship in Brevard and Volusia counties.
DeLand-branch-old 1997

Website Go For Launch

  • Launched the KSCFCU Website at

Calling Mission Control

  • The Suntree branch, on Wickham Road, was opened.
  • The KSCFCU Call Center, staffed by expert Member Service Representatives, opened as a service to members.
Suntree_1995 1995


  • The South Daytona branch opened in its current location on Ridgewood Avenue (U.S. 1).
  • The DeLand branch opened in the Gateway Village Shopping Center.
SouthDaytona_branch 1994


  • A branch in Cocoa was opened at the Cocoa Commercial Center.
  • KSCFCU merged with two federal credit unions in Volusia County – the Halifax Teachers’ Federal Credit Union and Florida Consolidated Federal Credit Union. This expanded the credit union into a second county.
  • Grew to 36,210 members

New Facility

  • The Titusville branch moved to a new building on U.S. 1.
TV_Branch 1991

The Computer Age

  • Began using an in-house computer system.


  • The new Merritt Island branch on Fortenberry Road opened.

Audio Response

  • CUTEL, the first audio response system for the Credit Union, started. This later became ShuttleTalk, and is now VoiceTouch24.

Mission Control

  • A branch on Merritt Island began, at the Shore Lanes Plaza.
  • One of the Space Center branches, at the Launch Control Center, moved to the Multi-Function Facility.
MI_ShoreLanes 1984

Second Stage

  • Grew to 13,161 members

Branching Out

  • The first off-Center branch opened, in Titusville.
  • Payroll deduction program began as a service to members.


  • The next branch opened at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
  • Astronotes Newsletter began as a service to members. ATMs were introduced.
cape-ribboncutting 1981

Checking In

  • Checking accounts became available.

The Data Age

  • Computerization of KSCFCU files and records.

One Giant Leap

  • Assets reached $2,600,000.

Blast from the Past

Branch in the Headquarters building on Kennedy Space Center.

HQ_1968_sepia 1968


  • Name changed to Kennedy Space Center Federal Credit Union.
  • The office was moved to the Headquarters Building at Kennedy Space Center.

One Small Step

  • First chartered as the NASA-MILA Federal Credit Union in April of 1963.
  • The first office was a trailer at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
April 1963

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