Since November 1, 1999, the countdown sequence of 3-2-1 was assigned as the area code for Brevard County in honor of the space industry.
Kennedy Space Center’s Vehicle Assembly Building is the fourth- largest structure in the world. At the time it was built in 1965, it was the largest building.
The Space Coast features 72 miles of beaches, the longest stretch in the state.
The first rocket launch from the Cape was Bumper V-2 from Launch Complex 3 on July 24, 1950.
Cape Canaveral was known as Cape Kennedy from 1963 to 1973.
Kennedy Space Center sits among 144,000 acres of wildlife.
The country’s most popular birding festival, the Space Coast Birding & Wildlife Festival, is held in Titusville each January.