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Vandenberg Launch Viewing: How to See a Rocket Launch in California

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Note: SpaceX is currently scheduled to launch a Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg on June 12, 2019. This post will help you find the best places to see the launch! Is seeing a rocket launch on your space tourism bucket list? While Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Base are the most popular launch facilities in the U.S., …

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How to Visit the Space Shuttle Endeavour

In Space on Earth, Space Tourism by Valerie Stimac

In the United States, we’re lucky to have a lot of opportunities to interact with our national heritage in space. As a government organization, NASA is funded by taxpayers both financially and with public interest and opinion. To help inspire future generations to support NASA and explore space, many amazing relics and artifacts from the different eras of NASA exploration …

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A Guide for Stargazing in Calaveras County, California

In Space on Earth, Space Tourism by Valerie Stimac

Located 2.5 hours east of the San Francisco, Calaveras County is a perfect weekend getaway from the Bay Area. It is a popular destination for hiking, biking, and boating in the summer, and for skiing in the Sierra Nevadas in the winter. Throughout the year you can learn about the county’s historic roots and sample delicious local food and wine. …

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The 11 Best Places to Go Stargazing in Los Angeles

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Los Angeles, the city of angels… and stars! Okay, these aren’t the same “stars” you’re thinking of when you want to go “stargazing” in Los Angeles. While it’s common to spot a celebrity while walking down the street in some parts of the city, it’s a lot harder to see the actual stars. You know: the ones in the sky! Luckily, …

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The 20 Best Places to Go Stargazing in San Francisco

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San Francisco draws people from around the world. A city of opportunity and possibility, it’s one of the most powerful economies in the U.S. – and a tech hub for the world. During the daytime, the Bay Area buzzes with energy and innovation. Once the sun goes down, there are equally impressive experiences to try and stargaze around ‘The City’ …