Travel Blogs from Cape Canaveral, United States

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Kennedy Space Center-To the Space Station...or Not, Cape Canaveral, United States travel blog

Kennedy Space Center-To the Space Station...or Not

A travel blog entry by cobra1899

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The day we went to the Kennedy Space Center was Sunday the 23rd. We got up early for the drive to the Space Coast. The drive took less time than expected so we ended up waiting for the admission booth to open. We decided to take the Up Close Tour that ...

Calling on Canaveral, Cape Canaveral, United States travel blog

Calling on Canaveral

A travel blog entry by mefox13

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... for Luna or Mars, but I'm sure whatever they're cooking up for the future will be making headlines in due time. Once I left Cape Canaveral, I drove (mostly through rain) for a little over three hours to the Flying J in Brunswick, GA.  Tomorrow I plan ...

Becoming an astronaut, Cape Canaveral, United States travel blog

Becoming an astronaut

A travel blog entry by finechina

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... as a tip, often I'm not actually where I say I am! So, "today" we went to the Kennedy Space Centre in Cape Canaveral, Florida. All I can really describe it as was stunning. It's new addition is the Atlantis space shuttle that opened to the public ...

NASA - Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, United States travel blog

NASA - Kennedy Space Center

A travel blog entry by rb-travelblog

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... preparation to take off and then floating in space  - sensations sounds and sights of the real deal...  Rainy Day in Cape Canaveral we also watched the 3D IMAX movie about the International Space Station.  So we're well into the simulators ...

Weird and wonderful, Cape Canaveral, United States travel blog

Weird and wonderful

A travel blog entry by katrin_on_tour

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... für den Tag, an dem wir uns entschlossen haben das Autoverdeck geschlossen zu lassen. Da wir den Raketenstart in Cape Canaveral nicht verpassen wollen, nimmt Michael die Interstate in unsere nächste Unterkunft. Denn umringt von lärmenden ...

Kennedy Space Centre(er), Cape Canaveral, United States travel blog

Kennedy Space Centre(er)

A travel blog entry by salandrich

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The 'hurricane' turned out to be nothing much - at least not where we were. We waited a day and let it blow over anyway. Paid lots of $$ to visit the Kennedy Space Centre, but worth it. Got to see the shuttle waiting to be launched on July 1, from some ...

Ein abgeSPACEter Tag, Cape Canaveral, United States travel blog

Ein abgeSPACEter Tag

A travel blog entry by andrea.adrian

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Heute war nun also das Kennedy Space Center bei Cape Canaveral angesagt. Wir buchten die Tour, die uns ganz nah, also bis zu 3000 Fuss ans Space Shuttle heranbrachte, welches bereits auf seiner Startrampe auf den bevorstehenden Launch am 31.05.08 wartet. ...

Kennedy Space Centre, Cape Canaveral, United States travel blog

Kennedy Space Centre

A travel blog entry by jas20j

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Kennedy Space Centre - Cape Canaveral Today we spent the day at the Kennedy Space Centre. Most of the exhibits are at the Visitors Centre  and there is more than a days worth of things to see. It is amazing. With our entry we opted to have an ...

Cape Canaveral - der Weltraumbahnhof, Cape Canaveral, United States travel blog

Cape Canaveral - der Weltraumbahnhof

A travel blog entry by tripumdiewelt

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... 'ltigkeit des Weltalls, die die Existenz der Menschheit plötzlich so unbedeutend machen. Anders als man glauben mag ist Cape Canaveral kein riesiges Industriecenter sondern eher ein großer Naturpark. Hier lassen es sich die Alligatoren, Störche und ...

Things to see in Florida, Cape Canaveral, United States travel blog

Things to see in Florida

A travel blog entry by roberton

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We landed in Florida just before Alicia's birthday. We went to Sea World for her birthday and we saw some killer whales in a brilliant show. They splashed everyone by waving their tails and doing belly flops. Me and mummy went on the roller coasters and ...

Total gespaced, Merritt Island, United States travel blog

Total gespaced

A travel blog entry by katrin_on_tour

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... . Nach dem Frühstück, bestehend aus einem herzhaften und einem süßen Eiergericht, brechen wir auf nach Cape Canaveral zum Kennedy Space Center. Ein kurzer Stop auf dem Weg dorthin an der Marina von Kennedy Point. Hier treffen wir ...

gators, dolphin and rockets, Cape Canaveral, United States travel blog

gators, dolphin and rockets

A travel blog entry by aniseh

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We got up and out early today, and drove about 45 minutes south to see rockets at NASA. It was AWESOME! I've never been there before.  Matthew was there when he was 12 (circa 1982)  but that was before shuttles were the NASA thang.  I think the ...

Launch of Shuttle Discovery lights up night sky!, Cape Canaveral, United States travel blog

Launch of Shuttle Discovery lights up night sky!

A travel blog entry by muzz_travelling

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... of the external fuel tank. Foam breaking off the tank at liftoff caused the damage that killed Columbia's seven astronauts. CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida Preparations are on schedule for NASA's first nighttime space shuttle launch in four years as the space ...

Rockets and Astronauts, Cape Canaveral, United States travel blog

Rockets and Astronauts

A travel blog entry by veromarcos

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Kennedy Space Center was awsome!!! Its a fantastic little place for kids...and we beat them all getting there early again and doing all the stuff before they could :-) Apart from all the rockets, etc, we had a good time listening to the ...

Spaceport USA, Cape Canaveral, United States travel blog

Spaceport USA

A travel blog entry by abatage

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... do so I would recommend it to anyone who is old enough to appreciate it. There may have been huge advances since 1987 at Cape Canaveral, but if not - it isn't really an exciting place for kids (especially in the wake of Disneyworld). Check out the photos ...

NASA, Cape Canaveral, United States travel blog

NASA

A travel blog entry by shazlex

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We did the full tour of NASA, including lunch with an Astronaut. Refer to Photo's. We were amazed that a shuttle starts its landing above Australia and only takes about 50minutes from Australia, whilst an aeroplane takes about 16 hours!  Hard ...

Cocoa Beach, USA, Cape Canaveral, United States travel blog

Cocoa Beach, USA

A travel blog entry by samanna2013

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... , it's about 45 mins from Orlando so it's a bit more relaxed than the hustle and bustle around Disney and best of all it's next to Cape Canaveral the home of NASA, you have no idea how excited I am, I may have just wet myself, good job I'm in the pool. We ...

Key West 2014 Day 22, Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, United States travel blog

Key West 2014 Day 22, Kennedy Space Center

A travel blog entry by rocket2thekeys

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Today I am off to the Kennedy Space Centre for a second day. I will be taking the 'close-up' tour, visiting a couple of pavilions and see 2 IMAX 3D shows. I leave the mo'tel about 0950 in time for my 1030 tour departure. I get free parking now that I am ...

Out of this World, Cape Canaveral, United States travel blog

Out of this World

A travel blog entry by kitchenshrink

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... at Patrick AFB which I have discovered is located right across the street from the ocean and serves as launch support for Cape Canaveral. No jets here. Temps are perfect although climbing quickly. My black and beige wardrobe is a little out of sinc ...

Key West 2014 Day 21, Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, United States travel blog

Key West 2014 Day 21, Kennedy Space Center

A travel blog entry by rocket2thekeys

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I will warn you, the reader, that today's submission will be unusually long so bring a sammich! Also to save time most of the pictures are from Google images. I will replace with my own content in a future update. Today I fulfill the dream of a lifetime, ...

History in the making...Endeavor shuttle launch, Cape Canaveral, United States travel blog

History in the making...Endeavor shuttle launch

A travel blog entry by fatkidfrogs

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... iPhone app. Jetty Park was north of Cocoa Beach and south of the greyed out gov't land which included Nasa's facilities and Cape Canaveral Airforce Base. Looked like a perfect viewpoint from Google's map. As we pulled up to the park entrance, there was ...

Kathy, This One's for You, Kennedy Space Center, United States travel blog

Kathy, This One's for You

A travel blog entry by kitchenshrink

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SOMETIMES WORDS JUST GET IN THE WAY. THIS BLOG BROUGHT TO YOU THANKS TO MRS. PATRICIA BOLTON WIFE OF BRIG. GEN. EDWARD BOLTON JR. COMMANDER, 45TH SPACE WING AND DIRECTOR EASTERN RANGE, PATRICK AIR FORCE ...

One small step, Cape Canaveral, United States travel blog

One small step

A travel blog entry by ironhide502

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... coffee. It's so big they have a 2 lane bowling alley in the eating area. We grab to go and drove the 1 hour down the road to Cape Canaveral. It's been a dream of mine since I was a boy to come to the very site that man left the Earth in chase of the ...

Key West 2014 Day 23, Cape Canaveral, Cape Canaveral, United States travel blog

Key West 2014 Day 23, Cape Canaveral

A travel blog entry by rocket2thekeys

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... Then & Now, and in addition to sites at the currently active Kennedy Launch Complex, we will also be visiting the Cape Canaveral Air Force base. Because we are going to an active military installation I have to bring my passport for Homeland ...

Timing is everything..., Cape Canaveral, United States travel blog

Timing is everything...

A travel blog entry by fatkidfrogs

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We had a bit of time to kill before meeting up with friends for dinner so we hung out at the Cocoa Beach area. Having had our fair share of beach outings, we stayed inland and visited, Ron Jon's, "The Largest Surf Shop in the World!" We love shops that ...

"A dream is a wish your heart makes..."

A travel blog entry by mdesoto

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We’ve been immersed in everything Disney for the past two weeks on our Disney transatlantic cruise. Our first stop on the second day of our cruise was the Disney island of Castaway Cay in the Bahamas.  We bypassed the children’s and ...

Day 2, Cape Canaveral, United States travel blog

Day 2

A travel blog entry by white-travels

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Great day. Travelled to the John F Kennnedy Space Center. A launch is due 11 May so we hope to see it. Apart from rockets, space shuttles and simulators, both Eileen and Barbara got the autograph of an Apollo astronaut - their own Luke Skywalker! A ...

Left Blue Springs toured Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, United States travel blog

Left Blue Springs toured Kennedy Space Center

A travel blog entry by cainrvtrip

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We awoke early to get to Kennedy Space Center by 9:00 about 1 hour south east of Blue Springs SP.  We toured all exhibits including a great IMAX 3D movie of the shuttle and the International Space Station.  We then had lunch with an Astronaut ...

Space Shuttle Endeavour STS-127, cape canaveral, United States travel blog

Space Shuttle Endeavour STS-127

A travel blog entry by a3dennert

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We (my brother and I plus our kids) purchased tickets to witness the launch of the Space Shuttle Endeavor (STS-127) on June 13th   (http://www.kennedyspacecenter.com/) from the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex ...

The Final Frontier, Cape Canaveral, United States travel blog

The Final Frontier

A travel blog entry by roberton

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... launch today - an Atlas V putting up a satellite. In these post-Shuttle and pre-Orion days, this is a rare event at Cape Canaveral. A medium-sized rocket, the Atlas is still 200feet tall and although 5 miles away, there was a satisfyingly loud rumble as ...

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