Monday, May 16, 2011

NASA's Shuttle Endeavour blasts off as the commander's wounded wife, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, watches [VIDEO]

NASA's space shuttle Endeavour lifted off today (May 16th) on its final space flight.

Endeavour launched from Kennedy Space Center , reaching orbit in eight and a half minutes.

The shuttle is now on the first day of a 16-day mission.

This launch was watched by hundreds of thousands of spectators including the Endeavour commander Mark Kelly's wife, Gabrielle Giffords, the Arizona politician shot in the head by a gunman in January.

You can watch below the raw video, and you can see more detailed vedios at nasa site.

And, you can see below the photo of the shuttle taken from Plane.

Here's another Photo of the shuttle from my plane

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