Category: Cape Canaveral

President Eisenhower Christmas Greeting First Space-To-Earth Message In History 60 Years Ago

In this age of instant global communication, it’s hard to fathom that only 59 years ago this month the world’s first communications satellite was launched aboard an American Atlas rocket from right here in our back yard at Cape Canaveral.

U.S. Coast Guard, Good Samaritans, BCSO Team Up To Rescue Capsized Boaters Off Cape Canaveral

The U.S. Coast Guard and Good Samaritans rescued two boaters Friday after their vessel capsized 9 miles east of Cape Canaveral. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville were notified by the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office of a 911 hang-up call and issued an Urgent Marine Information Broadcast.