Tag Archives: Cape Canaveral

Flashback Friday: Apollo 8

This week in 1968 one of the most important space missions in history launched from Cape Canaveral. Apollo 8 was the first ever space mission to leave the earth’s orbit and to circle the moon. In the process they became the first humans to see the earth as a whole planet from space. It took […]

Climate Change already being seen at Kennedy Space Center

Unfortunately at an environmentally sensitive place like Cape Canaveral this was just a matter of time. The below video from the University of Florida Geology Department lays out the grim news for all to see. Among the findings were: Dunes that historically protected Kennedy Space Center from high seas even during the worst storms were […]