Day: April 16, 2022

America’s Tough Guy and WWE Super Star ‘Hacksaw’ Jim Duggan is Professional Wrestling Icon

If you were a fan of pro wrestling in the late 1980s you know the name “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan. A big-time star in the 1980s during the WWE’s first boom period, Duggan became famous for carrying a 2×4 into the ring while yelling out his trademark “Hoooo!” and leading “U-S-A!” chants. […]

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Coast Guard Searching for Man Who Jumped from Cruise Ship Mardi Gras 55-Miles East of Port Canaveral

U.S. Coast Guard crews are searching for a 43-year-old man who officials say jumped from Carnival Cruise Lines ship Mardi Gras shortly after midnight Saturday about 55 miles east of Port Canaveral. Coast Guard officials said they dispatched two cutters and an airplane to search for the man. The Mardi Gras and the Carnival cruise ship Elation were also on the scene during the search. […]

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THIS WEEK @NASA: Wet Dress Rehearsal for NASA’s SLS Rocket, Hubble Confirms Size of Massive Comet

Testing our mega Moon rocket and ground systems, preparing the James Webb Space telescope for science, and testing an instrument for future X-59 research … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! […]

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WATCH: Allegiant Offers with Nonstop Flights from Melbourne to Pittsburgh, Nashville and Concord

Allegiant has started service at Melbourne Orlando International Airport  with new nonstop flights from Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT), Nashville International Airport (BNA) and Concord-Padgett Airport (USA). […]

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State of Florida Rejects 54 Textbooks Out of 132, Used for Math in the State

Commissioner of Education Richard Corcoran approved Florida’s initial adoption list for mathematics instructional materials properly aligned to Florida’s Benchmarks for Excellent Student Thinking (B.E.S.T.) Standards. […]

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WATCH: Brevard Sheriff’s Office Holds Easter Egg Hunt for Visually Impaired in Merritt Island

Everyone loves to hunt Easter Eggs and this year our agency in partnership with Kids Without Christmas and the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Charity wants to continue making sure that all of our citizens have the chance to join in the fun. […]

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Coast Guard Searches For Man Who Jumped Overboard Carnival Mardi Gras Before Return to Port Canaveral

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a man who is reported to have jumped overboard the Carnival Mardi Gras cruise ship in Atlantic Ocean waters early Saturday morning. ‘ […]

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Cocoa Beach Karate to Hold Free Self Defense and Assault Prevention Seminar April 23

Cocoa Beach Karate, in conjunction with the Cocoa Beach Police Department, will provide another free community service assault prevention and self-defense seminar for locals on Friday, April 23 at 5 p.m. at Cocoa Beach Health & Fitness. […]

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WATCH: Brevard Heart Foundation Honors Heart of a Hero Award Recipients at Hilton Rialto in Melbourne

WATCH: Brevard Heart Foundation selected healthcare professionals from across Brevard County to be honored during the Heart of a Hero Awards Gala at the Hilton Rialto in Melbourne. Cardiologist Dr. Kevin Campbell was on hand to present one of the evening’s top honors. […]

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NASA Prepares for Launch of SpaceX Crew-4 Mission to the International Space Station

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-4 mission sending astronauts to the International Space Station is targeted for 5:26 a.m. EDT Saturday, April 23, from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The Crew Dragon spacecraft, dubbed by Crew-4 as Freedom, is scheduled to dock at the space station at 6 a.m. Sunday, April 24. […]

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: NASA, NOAA Suomi Satellite Captures Lighting of Night Skies and National Parks

NASA and the National Park Service worked together to create a web-based tool that helps park managers better understand the impact of outdoor lighting and noise on animal species in national parks. […]

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Florida Fish and Wildlife Begins Innovative Nutrient Reduction Project on Lake Okeechobee

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is leading a new, innovative project to remove invasive aquatic plants and evaluate nutrients removed to improve water quality in Lake Okeechobee in south Florida. […]

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Florida Tech to Host Student Design Showcase at the Clemente Center April 22

Extracting nutrients from Martian-like soil using a handmade bioreactor is a project from the minds and hands of Florida Tech students, and these and about 95 similarly impressive inventions, posters, and assemblies will be on display Friday, April 22, as Florida Tech holds its annual Northrop Grumman Engineering and Science Student Design Showcase in the Clemente Center on campus. […]

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