Las Olas Cocoa Bch by EVRentals
Travel Blogs from Cocoa Beach
After we woke up I had breakfast and then a little bit later dad and I went for a swim in Cocoa beach. Then we just relaxed and did our jobs.
Then we Holly and I went to see if the basketball court was open for a turn, it was but we couldn't find a ball to play it with so we went back and got ready to go out to celebrate Dad's birthday.
We looked on line for a good restaurant and found one so we went there but ...
... as each section was making their final checks towards a successful lift off. As all was "good for go" the flight control gave the final orders to go ahead with the launch. We heard the blast off as those who were really there would have experienced it. But then the room started to shake, the windows behind us cast a red glow...they had even simulated the rocket launch and we felt like we were there! Awesome!.
Doors to our right now opened and we shuffled through into the ...
... from the Hubble Telescope and another about what it is like on the Space Shuttle. It was so moving and inspiring to see. They took us on a bus tour past launch pads and buildings where the space shuttle was developed. It was very cool.
Tomorrow we leave for the Keys! We are excited to head out on a new adventure. We will drive to Miami and probably stay at a casino for the night. This casino is on the West side of Miami ...
... of the trip - this building housed a real Saturn V Rocket, like the one that originally went to the moon! It was HUGE! We ended the trip by walking through the Rocket Garden and watching Space Station 3D at the IMAX - which is a documentary on how the international space station was built - very interesting, the whole thing is the length of two football fields!
Then we jumped in the car and headed to West Palm Beach to see Gabe's ...
... a word he said. I hope Mum + Dad got something out of it. The tour included, sitting in a bus listening to this radio (the guide), getting on and off the bus to see launch pads (which was cool), and seeing this museum, in which we had a different tour guide… for the minute and he was better, he talked about all these different dudes who invented this or launched that, it sounded like I was back in school! ...
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