We saw it twice. Very cool.
Here's what the news crews caught:
Everybody around me was cheering. Just keep this in mind the next time you hear somebody disparaging the concept of American exceptionalism. There's only one country in the world where this was ever seen, and it wasn't Luxembourg or France or whatever. The shuttle program is a clear example of American exceptionalism, and the final descent of Discovery in the 4th year of Obama is symbolic of what happens when you have an administration that does not share that vision.