Time-Lapse of Space Shuttle Discovery Launch

No, NASA launches do not have the same captivating fervor they once had, and a lot of the American public seems to not care about the space shuttle one way or the other, though the process of getting the shuttle (for one of the very last times) into orbit is still an enormously complex and impressive operation.

Check out this 4-minute time-lapse video. The machinery and infrastructure demanded by the shuttle is simply amazing.