NASA Competition | Kennedy Space Center Tickets

Kennedy Space Center Tickets | The Official Ticket Center

Kennedy Space Center Tickets | The Official Ticket Center

NASA says it’s inviting fifth- through eighth-grade U.S. students to take part in a water limitation management and recycling design competition.

“Participants in the competition will design and test water recycling systems that could be used for future exploration of the moon,” the space agency said in a statement. “The top three teams will receive awards, and the first place team will receive an expense-paid trip to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.” Continue reading

Aquatica by Sea World Waterpark Expansion

 

Aquatica, Sea World's Waterpark

Aquatica, Sea World's Waterpark

Aquatica, Sea World’s Waterpark in Orlando, Florida, has been undergoing minor expansions over the past year in preparation for a rumored major expansion to start in 2010. The park has already added a toll booth at the parking lot and a ticket booth at the entrance, as well as a side entrance where team members can perform bag checks and expediate the lines. The first phase of the expansions are being done within space the park already has – adding “Roa’s Island Loungers”, which reserve 2 chairs and an umbrella for an addional cost; adding more cabanas in the existing space; and even adding platforms and slides to existing attractions. Continue reading

Kennedy Space Center – Ares I-X Flight Test Update

Ares I-X Flight Test at Kennedy Space Center

Ares I-X Flight Test at Kennedy Space Center

 Ares I-X Flight Test

Date/Time:  Tuesday, October 27th @ 8:00 AM

Location:  LC-39B, Kennedy Space Center, Florida

Launch window 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. ET Continue reading

Is buying Walt Disney World Packages right for you?

Confused on buying a vacation package?

Confused on buying a vacation package?

 If you have been watching your television lately, I am sure you have seen all of the Walt Disney Word promotion regarding their packages and hotel stay combos. Continue reading

Universal Studios Orlando – Character Dining

Enjoy Breakfats or Dinner with Scooby-Doo and other Universal Characters!
Enjoy Breakfast or Dinner with Scooby-Doo and Other Universal Characters!

Universal Orlando Resort turns your meal into an unforgettable experience when you’re joined by some of their theme park characters. Have fun as they pose for pictures, sign autographs, and interact with everyone at your table… just wait until you tell everybody back home who YOU had breakfast or dinner with! Continue reading

Walt Disney World Reveals New Ride at Epcot

The ‘Sum of All Thrills’ simulator ride at Epcot uses robot-arm technology that Universal Orlando is also believed to be using for a new Harry Potter ride.

'Sum of All Fears' Simulator Ride at Epcot, Walt Disney World

Guests ride the 'Sum of All Thrills' simulator ride at Epcot, at the grand opening of the attraction at Walt Disney World.

 

 

Walt Disney World in Orlando unveiled its newest attraction Wednesday, October 14th – a small but significant addition featuring first-of-its-kind simulators.  Continue reading

Mickey Mouse Shows Off His Moves at Walt Disney World!

Darrell Fry, Sports Media Director at Walt Disney World Resort, posted this awesome video of Mickey Mouse showing off his hip-hop dance moves at the Wide World of Sports!

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Sea World & Busch Gardens to be Bought by Blackstone


Attention Orlando, Florida Theme Park Visitors: New deal could have sweeping implications for SeaWorld and Universal Studios.

Worlds of Discovery Florida - SeaWorld Orlando, Aquatica Orlando, Discovery Cove Orlando, and Busch Gardens Tampa

Worlds of Discovery Florida - SeaWorld Orlando, Aquatica Orlando, Discovery Cove Orlando, and Busch Gardens Tampa

After months of negotiations, Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) announced Wednesday October 7th that it will sell Busch Entertainment Corp. (BEC) to The Blackstone Group for as up to $2.7 billion.  According to the Orlando Sentinel, the NY-based private-equity giant, Blackstone, “will pay $2.3 billion in cash plus give AB InBev the right to participate in up to $400 million of its initial returns”, with Blackstone owning 100% of BEC. Continue reading

Orlando Florida Water Park Tickets?

Orlando Florida Water Parks?

Orlando Florida Water Parks?

Yes, Orlando Florida is famous for it’s world class theme park attractions but it is also known for it’s world renowned water parks. Most people who do their homework before traveling to Orlando Florida for their vacations, seem to overlook the fabulous water parks that can be a delightful break in their tiring schedules and a great way to catch a long desired, Florida tan in the process. Continue reading

NASA plans to roll Ares I-X test rocket to Kennedy Space Center launch pad

Kennedy Space Center Aresix-Launch

Kennedy Space Center Aresix-Launch

NASA engineers at Kennedy Space Center Florida  are putting the finishing touches on the Marshall Space Flight Center Ares I-X test rocket this week. The rocket is slated make its journey to Launch Pad 39B on Sunday.
First motion for Ares I-X out of Kennedy Space Center Vehicle Assembly Building to the launch pad is targeted for 11:01 p.m. CDT on Oct. 19, NASA managers say. Continue reading