How to use Cape Canaveral in a sentence
Perseverance blasted off from Cape Canaveral about seven months ago, the last of a convoy of spacecraft taking advantage of the once-every-two-years window for efficient paths from Earth to Mars.Watch the Perseverance rover complete its dramatic landing on Mars | Charlie Wood | February 18, 2021 | Popular-Science
Pathy and Connor traveled to Cape Canaveral last year to witness SpaceX’s first launch of astronauts.Meet the people paying $55 million each to fly to the space station | Christian Davenport | January 26, 2021 | Washington Post
We’re not sure if Jim Lovell and Buzz Aldrin were watching Sunday when SpaceX’s Crew Dragon lifted off from Pad 39A at Cape Canaveral for its first fully operational mission—but the odds are pretty good that they were.SpaceX's Crewed Launch Continues What NASA's Gemini Astronauts Started | Jeffrey Kluger | November 16, 2020 | Time
SpaceX had to delay a couple of other launches recently because of mechanical issues, and Elon Musk, SpaceX’s founder and chief executive, said on Twitter he was going to Cape Canaveral to conduct a “broad review” of operations there.SpaceX swapping out a pair of rocket engines weeks ahead of next astronaut launch | Christian Davenport | October 28, 2020 | Washington Post
Four years ago, NASA launched its OSIRIS-REx spacecraft from Cape Canaveral.Watch live as the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft snags a chunk of asteroid | Rachael Zisk | October 20, 2020 | Popular-Science
He has underpinned his future program by winning from NASA a 20-year lease on the legendary launch pad 39A at Cape Canaveral.Tycoons in Space: One in Orbit and One Still Grounded | Clive Irving | October 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Following a flawless journey from Cape Canaveral in Florida, it delivered more than two tons of much-needed supplies.Tycoons in Space: One in Orbit and One Still Grounded | Clive Irving | October 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He will give you a packet; you will give him a dollar, and drive on to Cape Canaveral, and you will do what is to be done there.In Search of the Unknown | Robert W. Chambers
A distant, dark object on the beach concentrated my distracted thoughts; it must be the breakwater at Cape Canaveral.In Search of the Unknown | Robert W. Chambers
The beast at Cape Canaveral stood three hundred and fifteen feet tall dwarfing her creators into microscopic proportions.Instinct | George Oliver Smith
We played old Beatles tunes on the stereo all the long way to Cape Canaveral.Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom | Cory Doctorow
Within a few days, all the French ships were cast on shore, the greater number near Cape Canaveral.
Cultural definitions for Cape Canaveral
Formerly Cape Kennedy. Located on the east coast of Florida, it is the site of the John F. Kennedy Space Center, from which many American space vehicles have been launched.
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