Travelodge Cocoa Beach-Kennedy Space Center
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- Swimming pool
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... 17 500 mph, ground level to low earth orbit (120 - 600 miles).
As we exit the ride, the Delta wannabe lady comes over and starts yelling at me, giving me **** for the video camera debacle. Oh, its just like the good ole days! I dismiss her with suitable Canadian aplomb and head over to the tour bus area. I am met with, literally, a gaggle of Delta ladies, all of whom want to take my picture before I get on the tour bus. I manage to side step them all, and I do until ...
... impressive. It is still amazing to us that so many people own so many large boats. The wealth and resources required to operate and maintain these boats would blow your mind. We were told by the one of the marina staff that it is nothing to spend $7000 just to fill the fuel tanks! Can you imagine saying "Fill 'er up!" and getting a bill like that? It's like buying a small car each time you need fuel Yikes! In addition to appreciating the fine marina service, Captain and I ...
... it is the largest one story building by volume in the world. (The 'one story' part seems to be the important distinction) It was neat to imagine the rockets and shuttles of the past being put together here...and I suppose the Space Launch System of the future as well (They kept referring to the future stuff as this SLS...I am so in with the NASA lingo now)
Along the way we also had some action packed wildlife sightings including: A bald eagle in a ...
... film on the Space Station was just about the people doing amusing things in zero-G. Worst of all was the "Shuttle Launch Experience", which was more sad than disappointing. An array of former astronauts spoke to us from screens as we were lined-up and herded-along like cattle to an abattoir. We trusted these demi-god astronauts. They told us fervently and repeatedly that this would feel just like a real ...
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