Space shuttle Endeavour breaks through the clouds on its launch Monday. (By Stefanie Gordon)

As she wrote on Twitter: “Three things about my flight: I can lay down across 3 seats just fine, it was freezing & I got to see this.”

From her airplane window, Gordon managed to capture the launch of the space shuttle Endeavour just as it began its 14-day mission to the International Space Station.

See more photos and video of the launch here:

(By Stefanie Gordon)

Here are photos from the ground of the launch:

The space shuttle Endeavour lifts off from Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla. (By John Raoux/Associated Press)