We've been in Florida for 28 years now and it's always a thrill to see the launches. I never get tired of looking at them. Someday I would love to go to the Cape and be close up for a launch.
Take off from Cape on 3-14-09:
We usually go outside a minute after take off on TV. This is looking East from our house.
And here is the shuttle a bit higher in the sky:
The shuttle is a lot higher in the sky now.I'm not sure you can see it, but I did catch the boosters as they were detaching from the shuttle here: