BOISE -- The Space Shuttle Endeavour lifted off Monday morning for its last ever space mission. There to witness history was a Meridian woman.
Lisa Bain said the experience was unbelievable.Bain won one of 150 spots to see the launch as part of a contest put on by NASA.
It's amazing I'm still shaking, I think, saidBain just an hour after the launch. To see, feel and hear the launch happen it's just indescribable, it was incredible.
Bain won the opportunity to witness the final launch after entering a contest through NASA's Twitter account, appropriately called the NASA Tweetup.
There were about 4,100 people that applied and they chose 150 from around the world to come and tweet live from the launch, said Bain.
While at the Kennedy Space Center, Bain and the other winners were treated to a behind the scenes look at the space program.
What NASA provided for us was the opportunity to meet with astronauts, engineers, other people to really explain what's happening in the space program, said Bain.
Bain was in Florida last month when Endeavour was originally supposed to launch, she said she was heartbroken to find out it had been scrubbed due to a mechanical issue. Although she had to pay her own way to Florida twice, she says the experience was worth every penny.
It was worth everything to come back here for this launch, said Bain. It really is an amazing thing to see. It gives you goosebumps.