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Featured Flashback: Witnessing History from the Space Coast


Exactly 50 years ago, Space Coast residents and out-of-town spectators stopped everything to watch the launch of Apollo 11. Listen to Bob Sieck, an Apollo test project engineer, tell the story of what it was like in Titusville, Florida the day of this historic launch. Can you imagine the roads being bumper to bumper, but with people camped out on their car’s hoods?



Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex’s Untold Stories from the Rocket Ranch video series shares personal, behind the scenes experiences as told by NASA engineers, technicians and scientists. For a complete playlist of this series and Tell Me a Story, view the visitor complex’s YouTube Channel, ExploreSpaceKSC.