Recorded this video during my KSC tour 1 day before the launch of the Atlantis Space Shuttle for STS-135, the last Space Shuttle mission.
==Updated June 3, 2013==
Thanks everyone for your interest and positive responses to this video! I just want to reiterate that this video may be used and reproduced for non-profit, educational purposes, so long as citation is given.
For information about the Space Shuttle thermal tiles, how they work, what they are made of, and other thermal insulation used on the Space Shuttle, check out this very informative brochure here: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/johnson/pdf/584728main_Wings-ch4b-pgs182-199.pdf