We went early to the fishing pier south of Leesburg, Florida for the launch this AM. THE most beautiful launch of the 10 plus I have seen. The trail residue arcs perfectly to shuttle which became comet-like as it rose into the sunrise. My Canon T1i caught one spectacular view that lasted all the way to the horizon in the clear morning air. Jupiter can be seen as a streak of light to the right of the trail; it also left a reflection.
Only minutes before we had watched the space station glide by in the pre-dawn darkness.