NASA Artemis I moon launch is expected to draw at least 100,000 people to Florida’s coast

NASA Rocket launch from Florida Space Coast – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by TimBurgess Sold-out hotels. An increasing sense of excitement. The potential for hundreds of thousands of guests, staff members, and more. These are just a few of the factors being taken into account for Artemis I, NASA’s Space Launch System rocket’s first moon-focused

Do you know the names of Florida’s coasts?

Anna Maria Island, Florida — Courtesy: Shutterstock — bonandbon If you’re a Tampa Bay resident, you’ve probably heard of the “Suncoast.” It is used for names of organizations, businesses, and even roads, such as the Suncoast Parkway. All around the Sunshine State, regions of the coast have different nicknames. Some are much more well-known than

Multiple SpaceX launches to begin Thursday in Florida

SpaceX Rocket Launches — Courtesy: Shutterstock — John Huntington SpaceX plans to begin a surge in launch activity Thursday with a Starlink launch from Florida heading south along the Sunshine State’s coastline. Five SpaceX missions may launch within the next month on the southern polar trajectory, flying much closer to the Florida coast toward Miami

Hundreds of Santas surf on Florida’s Space Coast on Christmas Eve

Surfing Santa — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Image by: mikeledray In Florida, Santa cast aside his reindeer and sleigh to kick off Christmas festivities with a surfboard. The outstanding event happened at Cocoa Beach on Christmas Eve Friday, when hundreds of surfers threw on their best Santa costumes to celebrate the holiday and benefit local charities.

Four astronauts splashdown off Florida’s coast in SpaceX capsule

SpaceX in Low Earth Orbit – Courtesy: Shutterstock — Paopano CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Four astronauts in a SpaceX capsule returned to Earth on Monday, ending a 200-day space station mission that began last spring.  Their capsule parachuted into the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Pensacola, Florida, in pure darkness. Recovery boats with

SpaceX’s first all-civilian crew returns to Earth, splashing down off Florida coast

SpaceX Crew Dragon Spacecraft — Courtesy: Image by Evgeniyqw from Shutterstock CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Just after three days in space, SpaceX’s first all-civilian crew returned back to Earth on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, coming down off the Florida coast to finish a historic mission. “It’s been an amazing ride for everyone,” Inspiration4 mission director

It’s lit – literally. Floridians can take a see-through kayak tour above bioluminescent lagoons

Bioluminescence – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by WeichengHan Many are unaware of the hidden wonder sitting right along Florida’s Space Coast.  Florida’s Space Coast sits right in the center of the sunshine state’s east coast. Its name comes from Cape Canaveral, the launching point for many of NASA’s space missions. It is just 45 minutes

Food & Wine Season has arrived on Florida’s shores: A Comprehensive Guide on Upcoming Waterfront Festivals in 2021

Courtesy: SAVOR SoFLO Foodies rejoice! Food and Wine season is just around the corner, and what better way to ring in the second half of 2021 than with some beachside cocktails and delicious bites? Despite being locked down all of 2020 due to the pandemic, many festivals have found ways to adapt to current-day situations

Multi-Million dollar sand renourishment project by Army Corps is underway in Cocoa Beach

Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Mia2you Central Florida’s popular Space Coast beach destination will soon be getting a fresh coating of fine sand thanks to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  Several miles off the shore of Cape Canaveral, new sand deposits were dredged and pumped for the estimated $10.6 million project awarded to the

Three Historic Launches to Take Place in Florida’s Space Coast

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy rocket is transported from the Horizontal Integration Facility to Space Launch Complex-37 on Nov. 14, 2019 in preparation to launch the NROL-44 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office in 2020. Photo and Caption Credit: United Launch Alliance Florida’s Space Coast is in for a real treat if