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Port Canaveral Historic Milestones



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Location: on Glen Cheek Drive 0.2 miles west of Flounder Street, Cape Canaveral, FL
County: Brevard
Coordinates: N 28° 24.505    W 080° 37.025
  28.40841666    -80.61708333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



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Port Canaveral Historic Milestones
Space


1961 – Freedom 7, First space capsule recovered through the Port
1989 – Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) 136 activated
1989 – First quadramodal connection between sea, land, air and space
1992 – SPACEHAB, First FTZ 136 facility built at Port
2001 – Delta IV rocket arrived aboard the Delta Mariner floating hangar