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Dedicated To Covering The Past, Present And Future Of Cape Canaveral
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***** ROCKETS AND MISSILES OF CAPE CANAVERAL *****
Cape Canaveral Rocket And Missile Photo Gallery
A one-of-a-kind chronological photo gallery of every rocket and missile variant ever launched from Cape Canaveral. It took over two years to compile these photos in honor of the 50th anniversary of the first rocket launch from the Cape.
Cape Canaveral Rocket And Missile Program Fact Sheets
Includes fact sheets and brief historical summaries of every rocket
and missile program ever flown from Cape Canaveral,
with vehicle classification, dimensions, dates of first and last launch, number launched, operational specifications and more.
Cape Canaveral Launch Chronology
Spaceline, Inc. has completed an exclusive Cape Canaveral Launch Chronology
for over 3,000 launches from July 24, 1950
to the present, including launch dates, vehicle types, launch sites, payloads and flight results where known.
Cape Canaveral Launch Vehicles Box Score
Includes a complete list of every rocket and missile variant launched
from Cape Canaveral presented in an easy-to-read
table format, including vehicle type, dates of first and last launch, number launched, sponsors and vehicle type.
***** CAPE CANAVERAL LAUNCH FACILITIES *****
Includes a complete listing of every Cape Canaveral launch site, listed
in numerical or alphabetical order, presented
in an easy-to-read table format. Features dates of service plus types and number of vehicles launched.
***** HISTORY OF CAPE CANAVERAL *****
History Of Cape Canaveral
Tells the story of how 15,000 acres of sand and scrub became America's gateway to space. Includes an easy-to-read narrative explaining how Cape Canaveral was discovered, settled and developed as a missile test range and spaceport.
History Of The Cape Canaveral Lighthouse
Dedicated to one of the richest historical treasures in the State of Florida, this feature provides a brief account of the history of the Cape Canaveral Lighthouse, explaining why it was constructed in 1868 and how it has survived nearly intact to the present.
History Of Rocketry
This feature presents an easy-to-read overview of the general development of rocketry through the ages, from Chinese fire arrows to the work of rocket pioneers Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, Robert Goddard, Hermann Oberth and Wernher von Braun that led to the rockets and missiles that spurred the development of Cape Canaveral as a missile test range and spaceport.
Spaceline Commemorates The First Rocket Launch From Cape Canaveral
Pieced together in honor of the 50th anniversary of the first rocket launch from Cape Canaveral, this feature provides a factual account and photos of the launch of Bumper #8, serving most of all to clear up many of the myths surrounding this launch.
Chronology Of The Launch Of Explorer I - The First U.S. Satellite
Originally prepared as an outline for a book commemorating the 40th anniversary of the launch of Explorer I, this feature provides an excellent overview of the major developments leading to the "space race" and the launch of the first U.S. satellite.
***** UNITED STATES MANNED SPACE FLIGHT CHRONOLOGY *****
Provides concise, easy-to-read fact sheets for every U.S. manned space flight, grouped by program:
Mercury Mission Fact Sheets
Gemini Mission Fact Sheets
Apollo Mission Fact Sheets
Skylab Mission Fact Sheets
Apollo-Soyuz Test Project Fact Sheet
Space Shuttle Mission Fact Sheets
***** UNITED STATES MANNED SPACE FLIGHT SPECIAL FEATURES *****
The Challenger Legacy
Provides a detailed analysis of what caused the Challenger tragedy and what improvements were made to the Space Shuttle program as a result. Included is an exclusive eyewitness account of the tragedy written by Spaceline Founder and President Cliff Lethbridge, as well as a rarely seen list of Space Shuttle missions originally scheduled to follow mission STS-51L.
History Of The Space Shuttle Program
This is a detailed narrative of how the Space Shuttle program was conceived and developed, including information on early concepts for the vehicle that were never incorporated, such as a piloted fly-back liquid fueled booster engine.
Orbiter Fact Sheets And How The Space Shuttle Works
Includes brief fact sheets for Space Shuttle Enterprise, Columbia, Challenger, Discovery, Atlantis and Endeavour, plus a detailed description of the Space Shuttle integrated vehicle, its components, systems and operational characteristics.
U.S. Astronaut Selection Drafts And Qualifications
A complete list of U.S. astronaut drafts from the Mercury 7 through
today, including astronaut qualifications for each draft. Also included
is an account of the "Mercury 13" testing of female astronaut candidates
and rarely seen lists of Air Force astronaut drafts for the X-20 "Dyna-Soar"
and Manned Orbiting Laboratory, and names of the X-15 astronauts.
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