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3 Unexpected Ways to Experience a Rocket Launch

Rocket launches from Florida’s Space Coast are a unique and spectacular sight: booming from the tip of Cape Canaveral at the Kennedy Space Center, the high-arcing fireball rumbles into the cosmos above, and it is a memory not soon forgotten. One thing that does not...

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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: October 30, 2017 Vehicle: SpaceX Falcon 9 Koreasat 5A Mission: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the Koreasat 5A communications satellite for KTsat based in South Korea. Koreasat 5A will provide direct-to-home...

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