So somehow you beat the odds and got picked for one of only 150 spots for the next #nasatweetup. Congratulations! It's a tremendous honor, especially given we are just two launches away from the end of the program. And yes, by the end of the two days you'll be ready to quit your job and [...]
Wow, you have just been picked to attend a NASA Tweetup. Or maybe you are on a waiting list with your fingers crossed. Or maybe you just signed up for one and want to get a head start just in case. Regardless, your enthusiasm to learn more now is completely understandable. As a NASA Tweetup alumni myself, I can tell you that you are about to embark on a ride of a lifetime! This article will give you tips on making the most of your Tweetup and what you can expect when you get there. Note that I am not affiliated with NASA or the good folks that host the NASA Tweetup - this is just an account of my first hand experience and post Tweetup reflections.
A research institution that just inked deals with two private spaceflight firms — XCOR Aerospace and Virgin Galactic — could be performing experiments in suborbital space within two years, one of its scientists says. (Scientists to Reap Benefits of Private Spaceflight Revolution. Beam Me Up, Scotty! http://bit.ly/gKISQn)
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I did not know that this existed. Oh wow. Wow . wow wow. Amazing. :D Big House gets a group shot in front of the KSC Press Area countdown clock and does a 3-D runaway shot for @paolody, much to the chagrin of one @AngryLocalRp...
I wish! Heh: Satellite and "space tourism" launches in the UK will become possible under plans to rewrite the Outer Space Act to cap operator liability in case of a crash. (Budget 2011: UK 'will be Europe's space tourist capital' - Telegraph http://t.co/GxaTuRK via @Telegraph #space #technology)
Husband of US congresswoman, who was wounded in the Arizona shootings, is commander of the Endeavour mission due for lift off from Cape Canaveral on 19 April (RT @terilee007: good news! RT @WeatherPlanet Rep. Gabby Giffords plans to attend husband's STS-134 launch. http://fb.me/SqC85Wbx)
#NASATweetup launch tweeps. Don't watch it through a viewfinder or tweet as it clears the tower. Just enjoy! http://bit.ly/c1l7FT this ... (#NASATweetup launch tweeps. Don't watch it through a viewfinder or tweet as it clears the tower. Just enjoy… (cont) http://deck.ly/~hylsA)