Travel Blogs from Melbourne Beach
... given a table for four we invited out new friends Gary and Martha to share our table. They invited us to meet up the next night and they were going to bring some family with them but unfortunately we never got back until late and so were unable to . The food was so cheap and delicious, check out the calzone that wade got for $7. It is called A N.Y Pizza restaurant. We had a fun night.
We made it to Kennedy space center just ...
... suits, newspaper clippings and other memorabilia that confirmed that space travel is both exciting and dangerous and almost beyond belief. A viewing of the international space station through an IMAX movie further had us feeling awed. Those men and woman who get to travel above the world in that place are truly lucky ( and I say that with respect as I know they've worked hard to get there) imagine being part of a project that explores so many different aspects ...
DAY 62 ….. March 7th ….. Melbourne Beach
From Tokyo via Vancouver, Canada and Dallas with an overnight in Orlando before picking-up a car rental for the final 'leg' home.
The cruise mileage was 18,232 miles / 29,329 kms and the total trip mileage was 27,687 miles / 44,542 kms.
... currently being upgraded to support processing and launch of multiple types of rockets and spacecraft. Future projects will include the Orion Multi-purpose crew Vehicle and Space Launch System that replaces the Shuttle Program. SLS will not land on the runway as the Shuttle did. It will instead revert to the same system as the Apollo missions and land in the water.
We were very lucky to have the opportunity to go ...
... alarm sounded the announcement was "now proceed to your muster
station". It seemed like most of the room stewards got their people to
the drill ahead of time, but there were several room numbers read of
missing people, and they were all within a couple of narrow ranges of
Captain Kjell Nordmo had us pulling away from the slip around 4:25. I
stayed out on deck as we pulled out the inlet past Jetty park and ...