Travel Blogs from Melbourne Beach
... br> There we saw models of old rocket ships, learnt about the Apollo Missions and watched a 3D movie as well as seeing some other things about space. We also went to the Atlantis exhibit here we learnt about how they made the first space shuttles>Then we went and played some games in angry birds space encounter and also went on a ride that felt like you were taking off planet earth with NASA to go to out of space. ...
... played in the wash. My feet healed from yesterday's long drive in the cool saltwater, massaged by shells and sand. Ana stayed mostly with Jessica soaking in the fresh air. We stayed for a while playing in the sand, but soon headed back to decompress in the van. On our way back to Titusville, we spotted a trememdous gathering of hundreds of nesting white birds of various species on a little island in a pool. Back in town, content as I could be, we gassed up and downed some slurpees ...
We took the boat out again. We walked around one of the islands in the Intracoastal Waterway. Again, it is a bright, sunny day.
Dinner was at Vic's again.
We went turtle watching again. We located an access to the beach off A1A. The sky is black. As we walked onto the beach, a gentleman asked us if we were there to watch the turtles lay eggs as one was doing that ...
... I posted a picture of the electronic road sign that said the launch was being cancelled on Facebook. To my surprise, I got an immediate response from an old girlfriend who said she was in Orlando waiting for a flight back to Los Angeles after a convention. I called her, got the hotel she was staying at, and told her I'd drop by and say a quick hello within the hour. So, for only the second time in 20 years, we were going to see each other.
We pulled ...
... it, this is still regarded as mans greatest achievement.
At 1pm we boarded our guided tour of the facility and headed straight for a view of the Cape and the launch pads. In 1949 Cape Canaveral was established as the site for long range missile testing, later it was deemed to be insufficient for the Saturn IV launches and as commercial and military activity increased from the Cape NASA decided that building the Kennedy Space Centre on Merritt Island ...
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