Monday, January 29, 2018

Bill Haley Jr and The Comets at Circle Square Cultural Center in Ocala, FL

A trip down Memory Lane... Taking us back to the happiest days of their lives — when Rock was young!!
Bill Haley Jr. combines storytelling, live performance, and photographs to "show and tell" the authentic story of the birth of Rock n' Roll music.

The classic "Rock Around the Clock" used as the lead into landmark 1955 movie BLACKBOARD JUNGLE starring  Glen Ford and Sidney Poitier

Bill Haley Jr and The Comets after the performance...

Bill Haley got the teenagers dancing!

Dinner at Dixie Crossroads in Titusville

Our wrap up dinner with our Tale Tail Traveler RV group was at the world famous Dixie Crossroads.

Dixie Crossroads is a landmark restaurant where southern hospitality meets great food in a casual environment. Famous for serving Rock Shrimp, the shrimp that tastes like lobster, and domestic Wild Ocean caught shrimp

Good dinner and good friends make for a nice end to our Cape Canaveral adventure.
Thanks to Wayne and Nancy for a nicely planned trip...

Valiant Air Command and Warbird Museum in Titusville, FL

Founded in 1977, The Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum has a continually growing collection of over 45 historic warbirds from the beginnings of aviation to the present day.

The very friendly staff of volunteers gave our group a great tour and made for a very interesting and educational stop.

Restoration Hanger

restoration in progress...

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Sands Space History Center at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station

The History Center contains historical information and displays for each Launch Complex (LC) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

WD-40 was developed for the space

Port Canaveral Jetty Park Stay

Stayed in the Port Canaveral area at Brevard County's campground at Jetty Park with the Tale Tail Travels RV group for five nights. The photos are from the general area...

Sunday, January 07, 2018

SpaceX Launches Zuma Mystery Payload

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying the secret Zuma spacecraft launches at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida Sunday, January 7, 2018

Launch as seen from Jetty Park Campground site 230. This is our first night of camping trip to Jetty Park in Cape Canaveral. Exciting to see the SpaceX launch. What a way to start the trip.

The launch also included a landing attempt by the Falcon 9's first stage, which will come back down to Earth on Landing Zone 1, a SpaceX facility at Cape Canaveral.

First stage landing attempt...   Wait for the BOOM!
Launch area in the daylight...

SpaceX offices at Cape Canaveral...