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Space Coast, Florida in the waning days of May

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Cocoa Beach

Cocoa Beach

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Exploration Tower, Port Canaveral

Exploration Tower, Port Canaveral

Port Canaveral is a very busy cruise ship terminal

Port Canaveral is a very busy cruise ship terminal

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sunrise, Titusville mooring field

sunrise, Titusville mooring field

John, relaxing in the Titusville boater's lounge, a cute little screened porch

John, relaxing in the Titusville boater’s lounge, a cute little screened porch

Slappey, just visible out in the mooring field

Slappey, just visible out in the mooring field

Titusville attempts a comeback; cute little historical downtown....needs a few more tenants

Titusville attempts a comeback; cute little historical downtown….needs a few more tenants

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Kennedy Space Center looks a whole lot different than it did on my family vacation in 1968

Kennedy Space Center looks a whole lot different than it did on my family vacation in 1968

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The shuttle program is   displayed and discussed as if it still exists...all in the present tense

The shuttle program is displayed and discussed as if it still exists…all in the present tense

A very excited John got us tickets to view the SpaceX launch from the Exploration Tower

A very excited John got us tickets to view the SpaceX launch from the Exploration Tower

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A new era dawns, but it's a lot leaner than the old era; Titusville will still have to wait for downtown tenants, I'm afraid

A new era dawns, but it’s a lot leaner than the old era; Titusville will still have to wait for downtown tenants, I’m afraid

pretty light from the mooring field

pretty light from the mooring field

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Canaveral National Seashore

Canaveral National Seashore

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Splendid jellyfish array

Splendid jellyfish array

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Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge

Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge

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attempted a buggy hike through here; it did not last long

attempted a buggy hike through here; it did not last long

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fuzzy shot of some Roseate Spoonbills

fuzzy shot of some Roseate Spoonbills

So the SpaceX launch was scuttled for a day, but we caught it the next day from the deck of the Slappey....priceless

So the SpaceX launch was scuttled for a day, but we caught it the next day from the deck of the Slappey….priceless

 

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