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... in the world and was the tallest building in Florida until 1974, and is still the tallest building in the United States outside an urban area.
Crawler-transporters are a pair of tracked vehicles used to transport spacecraft from the VAB along the Crawlerway to Launch Complex 39. They were originally used to transport the Saturn IB and Saturn V rockets during the Apollo, Skylab and Apollo–Soyuz programs. They were then used to transport Space Shuttles ...
... Kalvin as he is a stickler (Hehe, stickler!!) for the placement of the pink stickers. I assure him I am not, other than being 6'5" may have played a role in the negotiations.
We board the bus and head off down the JFK Causeway towards the Kennedy Launch Complex. As we drive both the tour guide, on a mic, and the driver, also on a mic, make a huge deal about this Eagle's nest in a tree on the side of the road. It is:
- over 50 years olds
- as big as ...
... version of Star Tours so I figured I could survive the fake launch. It was pretty cool after all.
Later that evening we checked into our underwhelming moldy smelling 'suite' complete with warnings to not leave valuables in our room and that if we take the 1980's alarm clock they will charge us $25 and if we take the 1970's coffee maker they will charge us $50 (apparently these are very sought after shabby hotel collectors items)
... told us that anyone who was nervous could still back-out....... Our lives would never be the same again. We endured half an hour of this hype as we moved between ante-chambers, until we finally entered "The Shuttle", which turned-out to be exactly the same as our "Helicopter Ride to The Arctic" the day before at SeaWorld. How could NASA could pawn their legacy so cheaply? If you just want to get people through ...
... all our gear and climbed up on top of Big B. 10...9...8...7...6...5...4...3...2... Steve was taking pictures and I was videotaping. By now we should be able to see the take off!? DOH! We were looking at the wrong site (things look different in the day!). We quickly moved our field of vision and were still able to capture the plumes of smoke as the shuttle blasted off into the sky! We only had a small window of viewing time from our angle because the Endeavor went into ...