Exploration Tower At Port Canaveral To Host VIP Event For May 26 SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch
By Space Coast Daily // May 23, 2016
great view of Cape Canaveral Air Force Station
BREVARD COUNTY • PORT CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – The Exploration Tower at Port Canaveral will host a VIP Launch event for the upcoming SpaceX Falcon 9 launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station scheduled for May 26 at 5:40 p.m.
The Exploration Tower is a 7-story building featuring an awesome view of the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, as well as interactive exhibits, spectacular ocean views and incredible event space.
This will be the 25th launch of the Falcon 9 and the payload for this launch will be the Thaicom 8 satellite, a commercial communications satellite built by Orbital ATK, and its mission is to provide Ku-band communications coverage for Thailand, India, and Africa.
SpaceX previously launched another satellite in this series on January 6, 2014 called Thaicom 6.
CLICK HERE to obtain tickets to view the launch from the Exploration Tower at Port Canaveral. The cost of admission is $10.
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ABOVE MAP: The Exploration Tower at Port Canaveral is located at 670 Dave Nisbet Drive at Port Canaveral, and features interactive exhibits, spectacular views and incredible event space.