TITUSVILLE, Fla. - At the Space View Park in Titusville, Fla., thousands of people have camped out to watch the Atlantis space shuttle launch on Friday for the final flight in NASA’s space program.
Tents are setup and one man is even earning some cash by selling the latest shuttle information.
People have come out from New York, Alabama, Texas and many more locations around the country to watch this moment in history.
It's been a long night for 6-year-old Rebecca Schmidt, who is taking a nap before the launch.
Mom, Tammy Schmidt, says she didn't want her kids to miss such a momentous occasion.
"I wanted to make sure my kids got to see a launch close up. I saw my first launch 24 years ago when Sally Ride went up. "
As Rebecca prepares to witness the last launch, Charlie Moore of Tampa Bay says he remembers watching his first, when he was also 6-years-old.
He also brought his kids out to watch the end of an era.
The final launch is scheduled to take off at 11:26 a.m.
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