The Brevard Museum of History and Natural Science

The Brevard Museum of History and Natural Science is not very large, but it has a nice collection of fossils from Florida, some historical displays of Florida’s past, and an exhibit on the Windover native American burial site that is located nearby. Here are some photos from a visit. The museum Giant Ground Sloth Smilodon, … More The Brevard Museum of History and Natural Science

Brevard County Veterans Memorial Military Museum

Every sizable city, it seems, has its military museum, usually run by a local veterans group. Most of them contain uniforms, medals, and maybe some military firearms. But the Veterans Memorial Military Museum in Cocoa FL has a lot more. Here are some photos from a recent visit: The Museum. It is currently being expanded. The … More Brevard County Veterans Memorial Military Museum

Brevard County Historical Society Museum

The Brevard County Historical Society, in Titusville FL, runs a small local history museum. Here are some photos: The museum WW2 Army field radio used to encipher and decipher Morse Code messages Orange crate from the Blue Goose Fruit Company Bank vault from 1888 Drawbridge control panel First World War dog tags Vietnam War field … More Brevard County Historical Society Museum

Kennedy Space Center

Some photos from a visit to the Kennedy Space Center in Titusville FL: The Rocket Garden. From left: Gemini-Titan II, Mercury-Atlas, Atlas-Agena, Mercury-Redstone, Thor-Delta, Juno II, Juno Saturn 1B Orion spacecraft, engineering model Space Shuttle Atlantis Atlantis cargo bay Vertical Assembly Building, where the rockets are assembled before launch New mobile launch tower being built … More Kennedy Space Center

Marshall Spaceflight Center, Huntsville AL

Huntsville AL is the site of the US Army’s Redstone Arsenal, where military missiles are designed and tested, the Marshall Spaceflight Center, and Space Camp. Here are some photos from a visit: The Visitor Center Space Camp Pathfinder, a fullscale mockup of the Space Shuttle “stack” used for engineering tests A fullscale engineering mockup of … More Marshall Spaceflight Center, Huntsville AL