Rookie's first shuttle launch: Fighting traffic to see moment in history
July 8th, 2011
09:52 AM ET

Rookie's first shuttle launch: Fighting traffic to see moment in history

Editor's note: CNN senior producer Eric Marrapodi is attending his first shuttle launch. Atlantis is set to blast off Friday in the final mission of America's 30-year space shuttle program. Here are his preparations for the big moment:

4:30 a.m.: Getting there is half the battle.

I'm a rookie. This is my first shuttle launch.

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