Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Tour of the Kennedy Space Center in Five Hours - Titusville, FL - 5 pm to 6 pm

Timeline and sights:

5 pm to 6 pm - Special presentation at the IMAX theater.

GPS: N28° 31.460; W080° 40.947

During the winter the Kennedy Space Center closes at 5 pm. Since, we were visiting with a tour group arranged by the cruise line, we were able to attend a special after-hours presentation at the IMAX theater.

IMAX Theater

Former Astronaut and retired Colonel Gerard (Jerry) Carr gave a short presentation about the Skylab program which was followed by a question and answer period. Colonel Carr was the commander of Skylab 4 for 83 days between November 16, 1973 and February 8, 1974.

Skylab Commander Gerald (Jerry) Carr
This was followed bu a 45 minute IMAX film documenting NASA's Skylab program.

Skylab in Space
6 pm - Get on the bus for the ride back to Port Canaveral and board NCL Breakaway and our next stop at Great Stirrup Cay in the Bahamas. 

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