Titusville in Brevard County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Space Shuttle Program
—Space View Park —
Enterprise was named for the spaceship from the Star Trek television series.
Flight & Test Orbiter:
First free flight August 12, 1977.
Enterprise was used for the Approach and Landing test program, making five free flights in 1977 at Dryden Flight Research Center, and later as a ground test vehicle at NASA facilities.
Erected 2014 by City of Titusville/U.S. Space Walk of Fame Foundation.
Location. 28° 36.864′ N, 80° 48.42′ W. Marker is in Titusville, Florida, in Brevard County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Orange Street and South Washington Avenue (U.S. 1), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 17 Orange Street, Titusville FL 32796, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Discovery (here, next to this marker); Challenger (here, next to this marker); Columbia (here, next to this marker); Atlantis (here, next to this marker); "TFNG" (a few steps from this marker); Endeavour (a few steps from this marker); The Steamboat Pioneer, 1877 (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Scobie Fish & Oyster Company - 1885 (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Titusville.
More about this marker. Space View Park is located less than 15 miles directly across from the Cape Canaveral launch pads. The Park is the first and only walk in the nation that honors America’s astronauts as well as the men and women behind the scenes who helped America lead the world in space exploration.
The Park is separated into three distinct sections. The west end includes areas dedicated to NASA’s Apollo Program; The Space Launch Program and to a lesser degree the Sky Lab Project.
Regarding Enterprise. Space Shuttle Enterprise (Orbiter Vehicle Designation: OV-101) was the first orbiter of the Space Shuttle system. Put into service in September, 1976, it was built for NASA as part of the Space Shuttle program to perform atmospheric test flights after being launched from a modified Boeing 747. It was constructed without engines or a functional heat shield, and was not capable of spaceflight.
Categories. • Air & Space • Exploration •
Credits. This page was last revised on January 22, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 6, 2018, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 74 times since then. Last updated on January 19, 2018, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 6, 2018, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.