SpaceX Launches Falcon 9 on its First Mission for Space Force

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket has just launched a U.S. Space Force GPS 3 satellite. The rocket lifted off at 4:10 p.m., from pad 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

The third GPS 3-series satellite designated GPS 3 SV03 is riding a 229-foot-tall Falcon 9 rocket. The 9,505-pound spacecraft launched on a trajectory toward the northeast from Cape Canaveral, flying almost parallel to the U.S. East Coast.

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Major League Soccer Coming to Disney World

MLS is back. City of Orlando, Walt Disney World Resort to host all 26 teams at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex beginning July 8.

Major League Soccer announced a few days ago the league’s plan to restart the 2020 season with all 26 Major League Soccer clubs competing in the MLS is Back Tournament. The tournament will take place at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort in neighboring Lake Buena Vista starting July 8. The tournament will be played without fans in attendance and provide a compelling way for MLS to resume its 25th season. The event will be staged with an emphasis on the health and safety of players, coaches, staff, and cast members. All of them will follow specific medical protocols, including regular testing for MLS players and staff, throughout the tournament.

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Universal Orlando Plans to Reopen Resort Hotels on June 2

Universal Orlando announced plans to reopen its hotels to guests, more than two months after they were closed to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

The hotels will start to reopen in phases on June 2, with a range of best practices and hygiene procedures. Universal’s resorts include Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando, Loews Sapphire Falls Resort, Loews Royal Pacific Resort, Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort, Universal’s Endless Summer Resort-Surfside Inn and Suites, and Universal’s Aventura Hotel.

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Walt Disney World Sets July 11 Reopening Date for Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom

Walt Disney World announced plans on Wednesday to cautiously open its gates July 11.

Disney’s theme parks in Florida have been closed since March 15 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and their reopening will follow its Florida rival, Universal Orlando, which is set to reopen June 5.

SeaWorld Orlando also presented its plan to Orange County’s Economic Recovery Task Force and plans to reopen for employees on June 10, and for the public on June 11. 

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SpaceX Encounters Launch Delay due to Coronavirus

SpaceX’s next launches have been postponed by international travel restrictions imposed because of the growing coronavirus pandemic.

The launch that would have sent a Falcon 9 rocket to deliver a satellite into orbit around Earth, was originally scheduled for March 30. The satellite is part of a program for the Argentinian space agency CONAE. Now it seems that launch won’t take place and it is unclear exactly when it may be rescheduled. The launch was set to take place at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

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InterPlex Commitment to Our Customers

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a major impact on our daily lives. As we all continue through these unprecedented challenges, we want you to know that InterPlex is here for you during the Covid-19 outbreak. Steps we are taking:

1. Staying up to date with local rules and regulations about lock-downs and curfews.

2. Monitoring our Chauffeurs’ health conditions and screening them on a daily bases.

3. Deep cleaning and Disinfecting vehicles.

4. Providing on-board sanitizers, gloves, and other protective gear.

5. Networking with other small businesses, restaurants, and stores to assist with deliveries.

6. Offering service / donating to health institutions and their patients.

 Thank you for being an InterPlex customer and for the trust you place in us every day. We are here to help!

New Attractions Coming to Orlando

What is coming to Orlando in 2020 and 2021?

Theme parks all around Orlando have been adding new experiences to their lineups. From the highly themed to the highly thrilling, here are 5 new roller coasters coming to town.

Ice Breaker at SeaWorld Orlando, coming spring 2020

Ice Breaker will be SeaWorld Orlando’s first launched roller coaster. Opening this coming spring, it will be built in the Wild Arctic area of the park. The coaster will take riders both forward and backward, with speeds reaching 52 miles per hour on a 90-second trip. With a track length of 2,750 feet, it will reach a maximum height of 95 feet.

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Disney Florida launches three-story high Skyliner gondolas

Disney World officially opened its Skyliner service to the public, giving Orlando guests high-flying transportation.

Disney World has introduced the Skyliner, an aerial cable car system with 300 colorful gondolas that whisk visitors from hotels to theme parks. Six miles of cable and five stations link Walt Disney World’s resorts with Hollywood Studios and the International Gateway at Epcot Center. 

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SpaceX Successfully Launches 18th Cargo Mission to International Space Station

SpaceX successfully launched its 18th cargo flight to the space station Thursday evening.

The Space-X Dragon Capsule lifted off at 6:01 p.m., from Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

Thunderstorms moving across Florida delayed a launch attempt on Wednesday and the weather predictions indicated a low chance for launch Thursday as more stormy weather was expected. However, clouds thinned out and right on time the Falcon 9 roared to life and lifted off.

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