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There's a lot of shuffling of space shuttles going on, and you can watch some of it in action through tours and other opportunities at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Right now, space shuttle Endeavour is parked inside NASA's Vehicle Assembly...
All my life, space travel has been mentally filed under "futuristic," but I'm learning to think of it in a historical context too. New tours at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex give glimpses of NASA's past by allowing access to areas that have...
Tags: NASA, Travel, Physiology, Tourism and Leisure, Science
When the CBS television series "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" was in expansion mode, it was fun to think about a potential "CSI: Orlando." Surely, the writers could work up murder mysteries using distinctive elements of The City Beautiful, such as the...
Think of it as an invisible road hazard. Three months after Joan Cox rented a Ford Fusion in Orlando last summer, a surprise bill from Thrifty Car Rental landed in her mailbox. The company wanted 50 cents for a toll violation on the BeachLine Expressway,...
By Connie Sieh Groop, Farm Forum Editor With farming and ranching, we recognize the amazing opportunities in the spaces around us. We plant crops in precise rows with so many seeds per inch. We plan to run livestock on pasture based on how many acres...
Tags: Schools, Caves and Caverns, Agriculture, Education, Rocketry
Five months before Neil Armstrong took that famous giant step, Edward Bryant Jr. made an impressive leap of his own. Feb. 10, 1969, marked his first day on the job with Trans World Airlines. And the moment he first set foot in Kennedy Space Center, he...
"Who's the best pilot you ever saw?" It's childish, sure, but on final approach to the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station I can't resist uttering that line made famous by Dennis Quaid as astronaut Gordon Cooper in "The Right Stuff." The uncluttered stretch...
Planet Florida - Orlando SentinelFlorida Power & Light Co. power-plant site at the Indian River north of Cocoa has become a manatee laboratory for researchers. The utility demolished an old plant there and is about to build a new facility. In the meantime, FPL is using a heater...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelTALLAHASSEE — Good morning and happy Wednesday. Here's what we're reading this morning. * Orlando Sentinel writes that NASA is balking at state plans to build a commercial launch pad at Kennedy Space Center and the state is rushing to persuade...
Theme Park Rangers - Orlando SentinelA memorial serivce honoring the crew of the space shuttle Columbia will be held at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex at 10 a.m. on Feb. 1. Columbia broke apart during re-entry on Feb 1, 2003. All seven astronauts aboard — Rick D. Husband,...
L.A. NOWFinal preparations are under way in Florida for NASA's Space Shuttle Endeavor to leave the East Coast on Monday and begin its voyage to its permanent home in Los Angeles....
L.A. NOWOne leg of the space shuttle Endeavour's final journey has been delayed because of bad weather, but the craft will still arrive in Los Angeles on schedule Thursday, NASA announced Sunday. Endeavour was to travel from NASA's Kennedy Space Center......
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