Space has always been a really cool mystery to me!  But another Space Shuttle has just shot up, go get em' yall!

The six astronauts on board, all experienced space fliers, were thrilled to be on their way after a delay of nearly four months for fuel tank repairs. But it puts Discovery on the cusp of retirement when it returns in 11 days and eventually heads to a museum.

(via Space shuttle Discovery launches on final voyage - Yahoo! News.)