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The social evening at The Sandbar went well last night. Most had a few beers, but a few were worse for wear. I wasn't one of them I hasten to add but I am been a little Jaded today. The term 'hypocrite' spring to mind. We had a productive morning and completed the difficult task that we had been given. The afternoon was a drag and frankly I was glad to leave. Then it was back to the hotel to FaceTime Helen. After ...
... and still at ground level but there were issues with high winds and 'range' - which impacted the ability to blow up the rocket if anything went wrong. 7.55pm and the winds abated but there was still the issue of range. We overheard the launch crew going through their checklist - all systems were go except the range. The audience groaned and it seemed like maybe it wouldn't be happening. Then a couple of minutes later everything was ...
... of thrust burning 11 000 lbs of propellants delivered by a fuel pump of 55 000 horsepower! Look up the story and the specs on Wikipedia, it is an amazing accomplishment. Derivatives of this engine will power the SLS rockets in the future.
The rocket is divided into sections based upon its stages, with sub assemblies lining the sides and also each of the mission patches. Notably the Apollo 11 moon landing badge did not feature the names of the astronauts and was the only ...
Up at 0615 and curbside hailing a cab by 0645 I am starting to realize that all Philly cabbies use the full on full off gas pedal method. It is always a great way to start the day - being car sick! Naturally when I select Credit on the touch screen in the backseat after the 15 minute fare, the driver asks if I would prefer to pay cash, I saw that coming and had 2 bucks on me just for that.
Reluctantly I give it to him, despite the fact that he didn't ...
... toward LC-39A. That is the launch complex from which the space shuttles were launched. From there we drove in a more northerly direction toward LC-39B. That launch complex is being revamped and readied for future missions to the moon.
The bus looped back to the vehicle assembly building. On the main road we were taken north again to the Apollo/Saturn V Center. There we got off the bus and waited to enter the building. When the ...
Other places to stay in Cocoa Beach
1300 N Atlantic Ave, Cocoa Beach | 3 star hotelfrom $66
- Nice pool but that's it
- Look elsewhere..
- Not as bad as feared
1550 North Atlantic Avenue, Cocoa Beach | 4 star hotelfrom $130
- Disappointing sub standard hotel
- Hilton location was perfect
5500 N Atlantic Ave, Cocoa Beach | 2 star hotelfrom $72
2080 North Atlantic Avenue, Cocoa Beach | 3 star hotelfrom $134
- Double Tree hotel, remodeled, but has problems
- Great room, great service, smoky smelling rooms
- Was quite satisfied
3901 N. Atlantic Ave., Cocoa Beach | 2 star hotelfrom $89
- DIRTY ROOMS, WOW
- Horrible, dirty!
- Worked for me!
3425 North Atlantic Avenue, Cocoa Beach | 2 star hotelfrom $111
- Fabulous! A great place to stay!
- Nothing Special... needs some help
- We enjoyed our stay
3435 North Atlantic Avenue, Cocoa Beach | 3 star hotelfrom $150
- Upcoming company coming to town!
- The perfect blend of relaxation, craziness, and a stable work environment!
- Pleasant Trip - get what you pay for
4001 North Atlantic Ave, Cocoa Beach | 3 star hotelfrom $105
- Very Nice
- It's not what we expected
1 Hendry Ave, Cocoa Beach | 2 star hotelfrom $129
- Deneen at front desk so helpful
- Filthy carpet, inadequate maid service
5575 North Atlantic Avenue, Cocoa Beach | 2 star hotelfrom $108
3655 N. Atlantic Ave., Cocoa Beach | 2 star hotelfrom $73
4300 Ocean Beach Blvd., Cocoa Beach | 3 star hotelfrom $120
- Enjoyed our Stay at the Inn!
- A Great Vacation at the Inn.
- Great Place
3185 North Atlantic Avenue, Cocoa Beach | Hotelfrom $82
- Terrible Attitude !
- Luna Sea is basically nice, a good value
- Quaint and friendly.
900 North Atlantic Ave., Cocoa Beach | Hotelfrom $72
- Friendly and helpful staff, but...
- Know the building you are in - then you will be fine
- Hmm...we must have stayed in the neglected rooms
1701 South Atlantic Ave., Cocoa Beach | Hotelfrom $98
3499 S. Atlantic Ave., Cocoa Beach | Hotelfrom $93
4440 Ocean Beach Blvd., Cocoa Beach | Hotelfrom $144