What are the jurisdictions involved at The Cape?
"The Cape" covers a large area, and is made up of four major jurisdictions. There is the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station operated by the US Air Force, where the first rockets left Florida for space. There's the Kennedy Space Center farther North and West, operated by NASA where all the Apollo moon shots launched from, and where all Space Shuttle Launches take place. Farther North along the coast than that is Playalinda Beach, which is part of the Canaveral National Seashore of the National Parks Service. But one jurisdiction covers most of them. All NASA & Park Service lands at Cape Canaveral are covered as part of the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge of the US Department of the Interior, National Wildlife Service (you might keep in mind that those alligators and poisonous snakes out there are protected by law - you're not!). The city of Cape Canaveral is located south of the Port Canaveral Channel, and north of Cocoa Beach.

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