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Cape Canaveral’s First Rocket Launch

A new chapter in space flight began in July 1950 with the launch of the first rocket from Cape Canaveral, Fla: the Bumper 2, an ambitious two-stage rocket program that topped a V-2 missile base with a Corporal rocket. The upper stage was able to reach then-record...

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Soaring Into the Next SpaceX Launch

Rocket launches are a part of the culture here on Florida’s Space Coast. Families and eager space enthusiasts gather along the shorelines; umbrellas, lawn chairs, coolers, and the sound of excitement always set the scene. Photographers gather their gear and fine tune...

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Where to Watch

In July 1950, the first rocket launched into space from Port Canaveral, projecting into the cosmos as onlookers watched in awe. Since then, a new chapter in space exploration was opened and the Space Coast became home to all NASA-launched spaceflights to this day....

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Upcoming Rocket Launch List

Date:August 18, 2017 Vehicle:Atlas V Mission: A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket, designated AV-074, will launch the TDRS M communications and data relay satellite for NASA. The Tracking and Data Relay Satellite...

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