Cape Canaveral love

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  • n. a sandy promontory (formerly Cape Kennedy) extending into the Atlantic Ocean from a barrier island off the eastern coast of Florida; the site of a NASA center for spaceflight

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  • Yes, namely Cape Canaveral where we have the space shuttle.

    CNN Transcript Jul 11, 2009

  • On Nov. 18, 2010, new homeowner and investor Matthew Everly of Melbourne arrived at Cherie Down Lane in Cape Canaveral to inspect and change the locks on a home he purchased the day before at a real estate auction.

    Dead woman discovered after months in foreclosed home

  • Astronaut Mark Kelly has said he expects his wife to be well enough to be at Cape Canaveral, Fla., for his launch of the space shuttle Endeavour, although her doctor says it's too early to say.

    Gabrielle Giffords' Husband Discusses Wife's Recovery

  • In comparison, if you write out the second biggest database, the British national corpus, you only get from Mountain View to the launching pad in Cape Canaveral.

    SuperCooperators

  • Shuttle teams may have to work around next Friday's planned blastoff of an Atlas V rocket and missile warning satellite from Cape Canaveral.

    Shuttle will launch no earlier than May 10

  • On Wednesday, technicians finished replacing a power switching box inside Endeavour's aft compartment at Kennedy Space Center's launch pad 39A.Meanwhile, at the NASA Shuttle Logistics Depot in Cape Canaveral, a detailed "forensic" analysis was under way of the failed box, which was removed from the orbiter Tuesday.

    Endeavour launch may end up later next week

  • Wednesday's fueling operation was delayed several hours by thunderstorms that pounded Cape Canaveral on Tuesday.

    NASA fuels shuttle Atlantis in last-launch test

  • The space shuttle era began in 1981, when shuttle Columbia launched from Cape Canaveral.

    U.S. human spaceflight and the road ahead

  • NASA held a memorial at the launch site in Cape Canaveral, Florida to honor the Challenger's seven crew members, including schoolteacher and citien Christa McAuliffe, who perished in the space shuttle's explosion, as well as the "fallen explorers" on board the Apollo 1 and Columbia.

    Readers' Moving Memories Of Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster

  • The Falcon Heavy has twice the lift capability of the Delta IV.The first test launch of the Falcon Heavy will take place at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, with subsequent lift-offs planned for Cape Canaveral in Florida.

    Date Set for Launch of World’s Most Powerful Commercial Rocket

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  • Like the Freon cold out the hotel door
    Or the white rocket fade over Cape Canaveral
    You've been a daughter to me
    Your buried shoe-box grief
    I felt your Poltergeist love like Savannah heat
    While the waterfall was pouring
    Crazy symbols of my destiny.

    (Cape Canaveral, by Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band)

    December 2, 2009