Huntsville, AL a.k.a. The Rocket City, Watercress Capital of the World
Did you know...
- Do you fancy yourself a spelunker? Well you are in luck, Huntsville is built over a vast network of caves
- On January 31, 1958, ABMA placed America's first satellite, Explorer 1, into orbit using a Jupiter-C launch vehicle, a descendant of the Redstone
- In 2005, Forbes magazine named the Huntsville-Decatur Combined Statistical Area as 6th best place in the nation for doing business, and number one in terms of the number of engineers per total employment