Located about 35 miles east of Orlando, NASA's Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station are two connected facilities that make up the spaceport. The site was chosen in the 1950s for its proximity to the equator, meaning rockets get an extra boost from the Earth's rotation during liftoff. Rockets launching from pads that dot the coastline also mean they immediately start flying over the Atlantic Ocean, a precaution that protects the public in the event of a failure.
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