The launching pad at Cape Canaveral.
Canaveral definition by Webster's New World
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cape on the E coast of Fla.: U.S. proving ground for missiles and spacecraft: temporarily renamed Cape Kennedy (1963-73)
Origin: Spanish cañaveral, canebrake
Canaveral definition by American Heritage Dictionary
, Cape Formerly (1963-1973) Cape Ken·ne·dy
A sandy promontory extending into the Atlantic Ocean from a barrier island on the east-central coast of Florida. It is the site of NASA's Kennedy Manned Space Flight Center, the launching area for U.S. space missions.