Discovery Beach Resort
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... Bomber' live on. A lady fitting the description above yells at me to 'enter the scanner, sir!' Everyone goes through a wrap around scanner, it takes 3 seconds. Nice.
I arrive at my departure gate about 45 minutes early, a little sooner than I like, but safe. Many food kiosks are open, some are just opening and the Philly Pretzel shop catches my eye. Just before boarding starts, I always wait until the last possible moment to board, I order two ...
... a stretch where dophins played in the wakes beside our boat for about 15 minutes. There were at least three of them and they seemed to be doing more than just playing, if you get my drift. In any event, it was a quick trip because we did not have to wait on any bridges to be raised and only had about 55 miles to travel that day.
Of course, the winds always pick up when it is time to dock. Fortunately, we had excellent help and were soon snug as a bug in our slip ...
... 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. ...
... 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 ...
... motel and then home the next day.
We planned our trip before the new Space Shuttle Atlantis exhibit was opened and although we spent 8 hours at the KSC, we didn't get the opportunity to get to view the Astronaut Hall of Fame on the other side of the road. I defiantly plan on going back...if not even booking us into a three day overnight family Space Camp adventure next year!
LOVED IT...thank-you Greg, Hayley and Zoe for one of the best birthday experiences I could ever have.