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NASA Explore Tech Opening Celebration

NASA and the South Trail Branch Library team up to present the “Explore Tech: Engineers Make a World of Difference” traveling exhibit. Keynote speaker Ledlyne Heriscar Vazquez, a Haitian Creole engineer from NASA, will start off the celebration. Representatives from NASA and the Melrose Center will be on hand for the festivities.

What is NASA’s #NextGiantLeap for Mankind?

by @JenVargas The eagle has landed… What’s next for manned spaceflight? Are humans really going to Mars? Follow along with us on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and Instagram next week when our own Jen Vargas transports us to a very special NASASocial event honoring Neil Armstrong and the 45th Anniversary of Apollo 11 at Kennedy Space Center! On Tuesday, July 21st, Kennedy […]

NASA’s Invite for a #GlobalSelfie for Earth Day 2014

NASA invites you — and everyone else on the planet — to take part in a worldwide celebration of Earth Day this year with the agency’s #GlobalSelfie event. The year 2014 is a big one for NASA Earth science. Five NASA missions designed to gather critical data about our home planet are launching to space […]

NASA Johnson Space Center “Gangnam Style”

It’s NASA Johnson Style – We love NASA! See our posts about KSC HERE – Just had to share this!  is a video by their students – makes us think of “Gangnam Style Ocean Park Halloween Bash” Find out more @   http://www.nasa.gov/centers/johnson/home/index.html Flashback to IAAPA! Gangnam Style Ocean Park Halloween Bash Related: And this great […]

Apollo 50th Honored

This week we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11, when humans (Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin) first set foot on the moon (while Michael Collins stayed in orbit). Here are my Top 5 Moon-Inspired activities in and around Central Florida. 5: 2019 First Man On The Moon 1 Mile, 5K, 10K, 13.1, 26.2 presented by […]

Look up, Central Florida! Perseids meteor shower TONIGHT!

If you’re outside and looking up tonight, keep an eye out for a Perseids meteor shower! It’s nature’s brightest light show of the summer! According to NASA, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, when these meteors slam into Earth’s atmosphere, they will be speeding at about 132,000 MPH, and burning bright at around 3,000 to 10,000 degrees […]

Apollo 11 Anniversary Gala with Buzz Aldrin

Join us in celebrating the anniversary of Apollo 11’s flight to the moon with the mission’s Lunar Module Pilot, Buzz Aldrin! Hosted by the incomparable George Takei, best known for his role as Mr. Sulu in Star Trek: The Original Series and films, and featuring fellow Star Trek alumna Nichelle Nichols (Uhura) as well as longtime CNN correspondent John Zarella, this special black-tie event will be held at the Apollo/Saturn V Center at Kennedy Space Center, FL on July 23, 2016 to celebrate the 47th anniversary of Apollo 11’s historic return to earth and the 50th anniversary of Star Trek in honor and recognition of one of humankind’s greatest achievements: the first time man set foot on the surface of the moon.

LeVar Burton: The Power of Storytelling: Written, Spoken, Lived

LeVar Burton spans the generations through his acting and activism—from Kunta Kinte in Roots (1977) to Geordi La Forge in Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987-94, 2002) and Reading Rainbow (1983-2009). Burton will share his life’s narrative and highlight the mentors, including Rollins’s well-loved Fred Rogers, who most influenced how his own story took shape.

5 Questions with Magician Kostya Kimlat

Have you been at a local charity event, or maybe dinner at Christner’s Prime Steak & Lobster, and had a magician approach you with a very impressive card trick? Chances are you encountered Orlando’s very own master of magic Kostya Kimlat, who recently performed for the famous magic duo Penn & Teller on their television […]

New Horizons Arrival at Pluto

New Horizons is planned to make its closest approach to Pluto at 7:50 a.m. EDT on July 14. Join fellow enthusiasts at Buehler Planetarium for free special edition presentation of the planetarium show “Small Worlds” at 8 p.m., to be followed by a question-and-answer session about the newest discoveries at the edge of Solar System.

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 to launch February 8 at 6:10pm

When: February 8, 6:10 pm Where: SLC-40, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, NASA’s Kennedy Space Center SpaceX Rocket Launch: Falcon 9 | Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) SpaceX Falcon 9 Info Falcon 9 is SpaceX’s two-stage rocket manufactured to successfully transport satellites and their Dragon spacecraft into orbit. Currently the only rocket fully designed and developed in the […]

End of Summer fun at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex!

One of our favorite places to send visitors and friends to is Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex and this is the perfect time to go! Here are the “Top 5” fun learning activities/attractions at the Visitor Complex: Guests experience the inspiring accomplishments of the U.S. space shuttle program at the unique $100 million, 90,000-square-foot Space Shuttle […]

Happy Earth Day 2014! Know More about the Spectrum of Green!

Great Green Guide from Eco-Expert Danny Seo and Ford Motor Company Ford’s Turning Greener for Earth Day 2014 and so should you! To get started, locate your place on Ford + Danny’s Spectrum Of Green below. See what you’re doing right – and then find out what other eco-thrills you could add to your life. […]

Volusia County Home & Garden Show Offers Discounted Admission!

We just added this to our Top 5 for January! Details on Tickets and all discounts! The Volusia County Home & Garden Show, presented by Show Technology, one of the nation’s most successful business-to-consumer trade show organizers, has announced that attendees now have several means by which to receive discounted admission. There are three ways to […]

Volusia County Home & Garden Show

For one weekend only, this popular event transforms the Ocean Center into a Home and Garden extravaganza. Local home & garden experts and related businesses exhibit everything from front entrance décor to backyard landscapes. (Volusia County Home & Garden Show Offers Discounted Admission!) Exhibitor highlights include: Gardens, Landscapes, and Water Features Latest Trends in Kitchen […]

Florida Hospital Breaks Ground on New Winter Garden Campus

With Horizon West waking back up and Winter Garden becoming one of Central Florida’s most popular hot spots the area was in desperate need for a new medical facility.  Florida Hospital broke ground on its new $65 million Winter Garden facility on in September.  The new three-story, 75,000 sq ft facility is slated to open […]

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Celebrates Skylab 40th Anniversary Reunion with Special Astronaut Encounter

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex guests can experience a special Astronaut Encounter event at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 27 in celebration of the Skylab 40thAnniversary Reunion. The event is included in regular Visitor Complex admission. Veteran NASA astronaut Fred Gregory will moderate a discussion with 10 astronauts from the Skylab team. Skylab was the first and only […]

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Celebrates Skylab 40th Anniversary Reunion with Special Astronaut Encounter

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex guests can experience a special Astronaut Encounter event at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 27 in celebration of the Skylab 40thAnniversary Reunion. The event is included in regular Visitor Complex admission.  Veteran NASA astronaut Fred Gregory will moderate a discussion with 10 astronauts from the Skylab team. Skylab was the first and only […]

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex’s New Space Shuttle Atlantis: A Magnificent Blockbuster Exhibition

On June 29, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will open the doors to the world’s most comprehensive and interactive attraction devoted to NASA’s 30-year Space Shuttle Program –Space Shuttle Atlantis.SM More than 40 NASA astronauts are expected to participate in the grand opening, many of whom will be making appearances and signing autographs throughout the Visitor […]

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Offers Guests to View Atlantis Rare Viewing

“Sneak-a-Peek” for a Limited Time, Nov. 3-11 We really how you were there yesterday – – It was amazing !!! Today and continuing through Nov. 11, visitors to Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will have a limited opportunity to see Space Shuttle Atlantis inside its new home. Atlantis was set to arrive today at the […]