Cape Kennedy

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Noun1.Cape Kennedy - a sandy promontory (formerly Cape Kennedy) extending into the Atlantic Ocean from a barrier island off the eastern coast of FloridaCape Kennedy - 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
Everglade State, FL, Florida, Sunshine State - a state in southeastern United States between the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
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Three US astronauts died when a fire caused by an electrical fault engulfed the cabin of Apollo 1 on the launch pad at Cape Kennedy, Florida.
1971 Apollo 15 is launched from Cape Kennedy, Florida, for a fourth lunar landing and the debut of the lunar rover.
Alligators have been removed from numerous golf courses, highways and waterways, but also from a Port Charlotte minor league baseball dugout, the fenced-in yard of a Manatee County middle school and the NASA runways at Cape Kennedy.
Logue compares Paris to Joachim Murat (a vain and fearless cavalry officer for Napoleon); he compares the surge of Achilles' horses to the majestic rise of rockets on Cape Kennedy.
1967: Three American astronauts die when fire engulfs the Apollo capsule on its launch pad at Cape Kennedy.
July 16, 1969: The Apollo 11 space rocket takes off successfully from Cape Kennedy, Florida, at the start of the first attempt to land a man on the Moon.
1970 NASA launched Apollo 13, America's third manned moon-landing mission, from Cape Kennedy, Florida.
In 1969, Apollo 9 blasted off from Cape Kennedy on a mission to test the lunar module.
Apollo 11 Press Conference, Cape Kennedy, Florida, 1969, for instance, is framed to reveal not only a row of telegenic officials in front of microphones but also members of the press, who crouch on the floor with their recorders.
Australia's brightest young thinkers could be jetting off to NASA's Cape Kennedy Space Centre later this year thanks to a new Origin initiative, littleBIGidea, that aims to foster creativity and innovation in students from grade 3-8.
They had to declare Moon rocks, Moon dust and other lunar samples and listed their flight route as starting at Cape Kennedy in Florida with a stopover on the Moon.
We're referring to a little publicized, spacey land grab at Cape Kennedy that would needlessly intrude on the wondrous Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge.