Kennedy Space Center News
Wood from canoe unearthed by Irma estimated to be more than 300 years old
A historical canoe was unearthed by Hurricane Irma from the Indian River in Cocoa, Florida, along what locals have dubbed the state's “Space Coast” for its proximity to the Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. “As soon as I saw it, I knew exactly what it was,” Randy Lathrop,
Canoe unearthed by Hurricane Irma could be hundreds of years old
A Florida photographer on an early-morning bike ride the day after Hurricane Irma ravaged the coast stumbled upon an exciting find: a dugout canoe that may be hundreds of years old, according to officials. “As soon as I saw it, I knew exactly what it was,” Randy Lathrop, a self-proclaimed history
What to see and what to skip in Kissimmee, Florida
Theme park fans already know about Kissimmee. The quaint city just south of Orlando gives visitors a straight shot to everyone’s favorite theme parks: Disney World , Universal Orlando Resort, SeaWorld Orlando and LEGOLAND Florida are all a short drive away. But its own bevy of attractions and its
What to see and what to skip on Florida’s Space Coast
There’s good reason for the popularity of Florida’s Space Coast. Space fans flock here to visit the Kennedy Space Center , learn about NASA and watch rocket liftoffs in person. Ocean buffs know this area well, too: Port Canaveral is the world’s third-largest cruise port, home to popular cruise
July 16, 1969: Apollo 11 lifts off from Kennedy Space Center
The Apollo 11 mission landed the first two humans, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, on the moon.
June 18, 1983: Sally Ride becomes first US woman to fly in space
The space shuttle challenger's five astronauts are sleeping now after a virtually flawless launch and first day. This is the seventh shuttle mission and was no hitch is it might have been considered routine. But as the challenger climb today it carried an American woman astronaut Sally ride into
A look inside Boeing's new space capsule
ABC News' Amna Nawaz talks to Boeing engineer about the new Starliner space capsule and new space suit design.
SpaceX makes historic leap with launch of 1st recycled rocket
SpaceX founder Elon Musk called it an "incredible milestone in the history of space."
SpaceX launches communications satellite
Video shows SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launching a communications satellite from Kennedy Space Station days after high winds delayed the launch.