The latest Shuttle mission has just taken off in the Endeavor orbiter, with a crew including Barbara Morgan, the back-up teacher to Christa McAuliffe of the ill-fated Challenger mission. So her dream of being a teacher in space has finally come true.
Let's keep the mission in our prayers for a fantastic flight and safe return! For more info on the mission see:
You can also watch the mission unfold (kind of like watching paint dry sometimes, haha) by watching NASA TV at: