Royal Mansions Resort
Travel Blogs from Cape Canaveral
... closed due to renovations so we went to another good restaurant and stayed for dinner. I had scallops rapped I bacon for entrée and steak with beans for main. Then we listened to music for a while and had a dance as well.
Kennedy Space Center
We woke up and then a while later went to Kennedy Space Center ( NASA ) for a look at the rocket ships. When we got there we got on a tour bus to the other part ...
... they had stuffed which was awesome, it was like a museum of animals! There were animals like hogs, alligators and even a Bald Eagle!
We then went to see an IMAX movie which was about the creation of the International Space Station that they made in space. They had to build each individual piece on earth, in different parts of the world, like Russia and Florida. Then they sent the pieces up in space ...
... a month ago. This thing is huge but not (by far) as huge as the Saturn V rocket used in the moon [Apollo] missions. By the photos, you may be able to get some perception of size. The only word... "Massive". Unfortunately, we were 5 days too early to see a launch that was going to take place at the space centre. During our time at the KSC, we got to see the assembly building (which is still one of the ...
... is the launch simulator, It has been developed by Astronauts to be as real as possible and simulates the launch of a shuttle from the countdown to being in outer space, it's really cool and at one point you even feel weightless wicked.
We hop on a bus to go for a tour of the huge rocket / Shuttle assembly building and a couple of launch pads before stopping at the Apollo building, on entering you are blown away by how big an Atlas V rocket ...
... canaveral to board our cruise. All very organised , herded like cattle from one check point to another, (I think this is mandatory in the US as everyone needs to be guided and advised on where to go) A fairly easy check in process and we are in our state room for the next 5 days. FOOD is everywhere, and so much of it, and 24 hours a day.
Evacuation drills and getting to know your way around the ship took up out first evening. A 3 course meal ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet