Econo Lodge Melbourne
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... served as security guards for a long time. The bus tour gave us seem free time in the Apollo pavilion - where they have all the actual Apollo memorabilia like the actual space suits, the dune buggies that were used on the moon and masses of interesting information as well as a cafe. Back at the main area we just had time to visit the space shuttle launch simulator, which gives you a really good idea of what it would have felt like to be in the shuttle when it was ...
... the breakwater about 4:50. I am at a 10-top for my early dinner, we had 9 show up the first night, quite impressive. Most of us are solos with one couple and a mother/daughter mixed in. One of my tablemates is a docent at Bok Tower Gardens. Oliver’s service was quite efficient and we enjoyed a leisurely desert but still had free time before the single 9:45 welcome aboard show with comedian Tom McTigue. I did not really sleep well Sunday ...
... to force rocket into space. Upon take off around 300,000 gallons of water are pumped into the huge flame trenches that have been created under the launch pad, this is where the steam comes from when you see the rocket set off, actually it is needed as a sound suppression system which cushions the intense reaction, otherwise the force of the reaction would damage the shuttle on takeoff.
Finally we took a look at the landing zone which is a specially ...
... felt a bit weird but I guess it will be nice to have them.
We stayed at the Hilton which was lovely. The beds were sooooo comfy!! For tea we wnet to Cantina Dos Amigos. It was nice but i think it was more tastey a few years ago.
We were only in Melbourne for that afternoon and the following morning he headed a little further north to the Space ...
... very little about what is going on up there. It hadnt registered on my radar that they had a space station up there. The International Space Station (ISS) , a collaboration between, US. Russia, Japan,Canada, UK, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Spain, Belgium, Denmark, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, . It is being constructed in what they call Lower ...
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