This week should see the next launch of the space shuttle Discovery. The shuttle is due to launch at 9.35pm local time, unfortunately that's 02.35h in the morning for us in the UK. If you've already got into the nocturnal habit watching the cricket, then you could watch the launch on NASA TV.
Image Credit NASA: Crew of STS 116
The mission is another construction mission to the International Space Station. Full details of the mission are available on the NASA Shuttle website.