Not a bad little weekend…


Did a bit of road touring around eastern Florida in a muscle car.

2013 Dodge Challenger
2013 Dodge Challenger – love this car!

Saw a Space Shuttle and the most powerful rocket man has ever built.

Space Shuttle Atlantis - Kennedy Space Centre (last launch July 2011)
Space Shuttle Atlantis – Kennedy Space Centre (33 missions – first flight October 1985 and last mission July 2011)
Saturn V Rocket at Kennedy Space Centre - The same type that took man to the Moon on NASA's Apollo missions (manned missions operated from 1968 - 1972, with the first man on the Moon occurring July 20th, 1969)
The massive Saturn V Rocket at Kennedy Space Centre – The same type that took man to the Moon on NASA’s Apollo missions (manned missions operated from 1968 – 1972 with the first man, Neil Armstrong stepping on the Moon on July 20th, 1969)

Touched the Moon!

Moon rock at Kennedy Space Centre
Touching a piece of Moon rock at Kennedy Space Centre (retrieved by Apollo XVII Astronaut Jack Schmitt in December 1972 – the last moon landing)

Then finished the weekend off with “Hey there, Blimpy Boy’s”…

Good Year blimps landing at New Smyrna Beach Airport in preparation for the upcoming Daytona 500 Nascar race Florida
Good Year blimps landing at New Smyrna Beach Airport in preparation for the upcoming Daytona 500 NASCAR race

Yes, in my book that’s a good weekend indeed!

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