For our visit to Cocoa we parked at Sonrise Palms RV Park. Cocoa is located in what is known as the Space Coast due to the nearby Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral. Also, the “I Dream of Jeannie” TV show featured a fictional astronaut living in Cocoa Beach, Florida.
Our primary purpose for stopping here was to visit the Kennedy Space Center. This makes a trifecta for us since we toured Space Center Houston in January 2014 and the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, AL, in April this year. Of course, Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral have perhaps the most history with respect to the US space program. Continue reading