The Space Coast

Space Shuttle
A Space Shuttle launch seen at sunset from Cocoa Beach in 2007

If you’re planning a trip to the Kennedy Space Center or some other attractions on Florida’s Space Coast, we recommend:

If you visit Kennedy Space Center, you may be interested in reading about two great rocket scientists, Dr. Wernher von Braun and Dr. Henry L. Richter, Jr., and learn about their faith in God.

As you contemplate the planets and stars through the BCC telescope, remember God knows and cares about you personally (see NOTES).

Brevard zoo is a nice smaller zoo which offers two guided kayaking tours, either at Expedition Africa or in a restored wetlands in Wild Florida. Jenny and I had a fun time paddling past monkeys, giraffes, and elephants.


  • “Astronomers estimate that there are as many galaxies outside the Milky Way as there are stars in it…  there are more than 100 billion galaxies in the visible universe, many with more than 100 billion stars each. According to Psalm 147:4, God calls them all by name.” Read more… from the Institute for Creation Research.
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  • The space shuttle photos are copyrighted by the Schmitt family. Please contact us for any permissions to use.

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