This blog exists to share random daily events and happenings in Cocoa Beach, Florida. I hope those of you who love this town but don't live here full time will enjoy this slice of life here in Mayberry by the Sea.
Saturday, August 6, 2011
Jupiter, here we come
NASA's Juno mission to Jupiter launching yesterday atop an Atlas V rocket as seen from the end of Minutemen Cswy in Cocoa Beach. Two years from now the spacecraft will do a fly-by of Earth to get a gravity assist to speed it on it's way to arrive at Jupiter in July 2016.