Will coronavirus keep Florida spectators from SpaceX launch?

India Today | May 23, 2020 at 5:51 AM
  • In ordinary times, the beaches and roads along Florida’s Space Coast would be packed with hundreds of thousands of spectators, eager to witness the first astronaut launch from Florida in nine years.
  • Officials in Brevard County, home to the Kennedy Space Center, are rolling out the welcome mat in an effort to jump-start a tourism industry hit hard this spring by coronavirus-related lockdowns.
  • Local tourism officials think next week’s launch will bring in no more than 200,000 spectators.