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Titusville in Brevard County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Discovery

Space Shuttle Program

 

—Space View Park —

 
Discovery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, December 17, 2017
1. Discovery Marker
Inscription.
Name Origin:
Named for two famous British ships of exploration in the 17th and 18th centuries.

Flight History:
First flight August 30, 1984. Discovery was NASA’s “workhorse shuttle’. During 39 missions, between 1984 and 2011, it spent a total of one year in space and traveled 149 million miles.
 
Erected 2014 by City of Titusville/U.S. Space Walk Foundation.
 
Location. 28° 36.865′ N, 80° 48.418′ W. Marker is in Titusville, Florida, in Brevard County. Marker is at the intersection of Orange Street and Indian River Ave on Orange Street. 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. Enterprise (here, next to this marker); Challenger (here, next to this marker); "TFNG" (here, next to this marker); Atlantis (here, next to this marker); Columbia (a few steps from this marker); Endeavour (a few steps from this marker); The Steamboat Pioneer, 1877 (about 400 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.

Discovery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, December 17, 2017
2. Discovery 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.
 
Categories. Air & SpaceExplorationWaterways & Vessels
 
Space Shuttle Discovery image. Click for full size.
By NASA Photo
3. Space Shuttle Discovery
touches down on Kennedy Shuttle Landing Facility, completing its final mission.
Space View Park image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, December 17, 2017
4. Space View Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 22, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 20, 2018, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 62 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 20, 2018, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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