The Space Shuttle Discovery just lifted off on time at 11:38am Eastern time.
I watched until the solid boosters separated, and then I could see the main engines for another 30 seconds or so and then came back into work.
When we first moved to Florida, Numbers One and Two Daughters attended Discovery Elementary School.
They didn't go there but half a year, but I always take note when Dicovery has a flight.
My coworkers didn't even wait until the boosters separated before heading back inside. Yeah, it's hot and humid outside, but still...