This is the Rocket Garden inside Kennedy Space Center/NASA in Florida. This place is gorgeous and when I was there, all I could think of was my students back in the Philippines. How I wish I could bring them here for a Science Excursion. We live only less than an hour away from here so, I can go here anytime I want and the ticket, I can get it at an affordable price. July 8 was my birthday and it was the Atlantis lift off to International Space Station to deliver supplies and logistics. The feeling of sadness can be felt in in this area too because it would mean, no project, no more workers. In fact, after this mission hundreds of the workers inside Kennedy Space Center lost their job already.The whole major roads heading to NASA looked like this. In fact, this is a good spot to see the launch and we are lucky to get here before everyone else does. We traveled at 5Am and we brought two laptops to keep track of what's going on at NASA and of course, I can still blog.It was believed that this final launch had more than a million visitors. Though it was cloudy and stormy, the launched was on schedule. Everybody participated the countdown and the lift off was spectacular! Everybody was so excited and the kids can't contain themselves..This photo was taken by NASA/Fletcher Hildreth inside Kennedy Space Center in Florida. It is impossible to get a close caption like this without a high tech camera. This is the lift off and the final mission of Space Shuttle Mission that is why, we wanted to witness.Oh yeah, I was there with my husband and more than a million other visitors.Here we are having a good time in the windy area of Port Canaveral. We are in the Banana River area just further across the launched pad.This is my favorite picture of all. Humans are too small for this gigantic rocket,right? This place is huge and spacious enough to feature on display the real Saturn V rocket of the Apollo program. The Apollo/Saturn V Center is built to tribute to the Apollo astronauts and the machines that got them on the moon and brought them home safely. In this area, you will find the lunar vehicle too. Now, I am thinking to go back and take some new pictures.This is my entry for Travel Tuesday. Thanks for stopping by at Florida everyone:-)
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Monday, July 18, 2011
Shuttle Atlantis Launch
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The photo with all those cars reminded me of the movie Armageddon...and other dooomsday movies --- beautiful photos you shares!ReplyDelete
Halo agi k diri, dugay na kau ko la kalaag diria ba..apil diay ka sa TT? first entry ni nimo noh? hehe..musta nmn? la jpon mo nakabuo? paspasi na lol..anyway akong baby kay four months na dali kau ang panahon oi..ReplyDelete
I've been to Florida but I've never been to Kennedy Space Center. Maybe in the near future :)ReplyDelete
Mom-ME time linky is up, would love to see you there!
ahm, ka-nice diri...sayang oi, if we ever get to visit Florida, hangtud museum nalang tingali mi kay last na jud to nga launch... haaay...i like the last photo too...visiting from TT!ReplyDelete
kung naa pud ko didto ika i million ug 1 siguro ko.. historic oi... exciting :) was hre for TT Ams..ReplyDelete
Wow...lucky you! To be able to visit any time...I love the fact that you do not take it for granted.ReplyDelete
Your photos are cool too. :)
lucky you to be able to visit such place.ReplyDelete
WOW! Such an awesome experience Ams.. so lucky you!ReplyDelete
Ako ani taman ra tawon sa MOA..hahaha! But thanks for letting us see nice photos like these. Very exciting!
Very informative share for TT. how i wish i'll be able to visit this place.ReplyDelete
here for TT
wow nice pics...i love the pic with rocket t'was really a nice capture...Dropin by from TT. hope u you visit me back...ReplyDelete
Wa jud ko kakita ani kay naghagok pa akong beauty! Nice kaayo ka diha Ams kay unay kaayo. :)ReplyDelete
Visiting late for TT. My share is My FIRST HOP in LAS VEGAS. Hope you can stop by!
wow. amazing! what are the chances of being there when the shuttled lifted off? you're so blessed to be there.ReplyDelete
thanks for joining last week's meme. this week, we are still on travel photos of places.
see you again!
Beautiful photos. It must be an awesome thing to experience. Imagine, you have witnessed that part of the history.ReplyDelete
visiting via Tuesday Travels.