Features Launch Updates from Florida's Space Coast
on: March 14, 2008, 8:56 am
Release Author: Kirby Collins
Release Summary: PlacesAroundFlorida.com has announced its increased
coverage of launch news from Cape Canaveral and Kennedy Space Center.
Release Body: Website Features Launch Updates from Florida's
Beach, FL - PlacesAroundFlorida.com has
announced its increased coverage of launch news from Cape
Canaveral and Kennedy Space Center. There
are four launches scheduled for the remainder of 2008 and several
scheduled in 2009 & 2010. NASA is planning
to retire the space shuttle fleet in 2010 and this new Cape
Canaveral Launch Schedule will give visitors to the Space
Coast the launch info they need.
space shuttle is not the only launch vehicle that lifts-off from
Cape Canaveral. EELVs or
Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle such as the Delta 2,
Atlas 5 and Delta 4 Heavy carries payloads such as GPS satellites
and NASA payloads such as the GLAST, the Gamma-ray
Large Area Space Telescope observatory into orbit well
past the space shuttle retirement.
can also get a preview of Cocoa
Beach and the surrounding area. Should a launch happen to get
'scrubbed' there are still many unique experiences to be had along
the Space Coast. Known as the small wave capitol
of the East Coast, Cocoa Beach is much more than
10.1 miles of sunny sand. Cocoa Beach has many
shops, restaurants, and hotels as well as a pier jutting 800 feet
out into the Atlantic Ocean, it is a popular place to view a launch.
of the launches from Cape Canaveral are spectacular,
especially night launches which light up the Space Coast
to the awe of residents and visitors alike. There are many excellent
places along the beaches and in local parks from which to view the
launches. Launch dates change frequently so be sure to make your
PlacesAroundFlorida.com is a travel website catering
to the Florida tourism market and offers visitors a preview
Things to do in Florida.
You can visit their website at www.placesaroundflorida.com.
Details: Kirby Collins
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