On the second day in Florida, I went to the Kennedy Space Center. It was by pure coincidence that this was exactly 45 years to the day since man first walked on the moon.
The bus tour around the launch facilities at KSC is awesome. My inner child had such a great time, including getting a photoshopped photo of me as an astronaut.
Apollo 8 Mission Control (not a replica)
Apollo Command/Service Module
45 years to the day.
The book is “The Hunt for Red October” – I had a good laugh
The astronaut transport vehicle
Vehicle Assembly Building – largest single level building in the world (the height of a regular 55 level building)
Don’t go swimming in this water
Melted blast shields
Two launch pads in the distance, and the area that the launches are watched and broadcast from
Lost astronauts memorial