Wordless Wednesday: #NASATweetup Lift Off to Mars

Me (Right) with My Brother and Sister at Kennedy Space Center, Summer 1981
Me (Right) with My Brother and Sister at Kennedy Space Center, Summer 1981

More posts about the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) NASA Tweetup (Nov. 25 & 26, 2011) will follow soon but in the meantime, enjoy these snapshots. Additional photos can be found on my Flickr account.

Oh, and don’t ya just love this retro photo of me and my siblings at the Kennedy Space Center from 1981? Pretty awesome and yet, 30 years later, NASA still excites me, maybe even more.

Some of the Guys Behind NASATV Doing their Thing
Some of the Guys Behind NASATV Doing their Thing
Our Guide on Nov. 25, George Hoggard Who Retired After 42yrs at Kennedy Space Center. Awesome Guy!
Our Guide on Nov. 25, George Hoggard Who Retired After 42yrs at Kennedy Space Center. Awesome Guy!
Space Shuttle Tracker Sign, Inside Vehicle Assembly Building, Kennedy Space Center, Fla., Nov. 25, 2011
Space Shuttle Tracker Sign, Inside Vehicle Assembly Building, Kennedy Space Center, Fla., Nov. 25, 2011
Me with Space Shuttle Endeavour, Vehicle Assembly Building, Kennedy Space Center, Fla, Nov. 25, 2011
Me with Space Shuttle Endeavour, Vehicle Assembly Building, Kennedy Space Center, Fla, Nov. 25, 2011
NASA Media Auditorium, Turn Off Electronics. Oops! Kennedy Space Center, Fla., Nov. 26, 2011
NASA Media Auditorium, Turn Off Electronic Devices. Oops! Kennedy Space Center, Fla., Nov. 26, 2011
@astroguyz Grabbing a Shot of the Atlas V Rocket Carrying Mars Curiosity Rover, Cape Canaveral Air Force Base, Fla., Nov. 25, 2011
@astroguyz Grabbing a Shot of the Atlas V Rocket Carrying Mars Curiosity Rover, Cape Canaveral Air Force Base, Fla., Nov. 25, 2011
Tweeps Taking a Lunch Break, Kennedy Space Center, Fla., Nov. 25, 2011
Tweeps Taking a Lunch Break, Kennedy Space Center, Fla., Nov. 25, 2011
Bill Nye the Science Guy Talks About Science's Cool Factor, Kennedy Space Center, Fla., Nov. 26, 2011
Bill Nye the Science Guy Talks About Science's Cool Factor, Kennedy Space Center, Fla., Nov. 26, 2011
NASA Astronaut Doug Wheelock Poses with NASA's Social Media Manager Stephanie Schierholz While Gabrielle Laine-Peters Reviews Photo She Snapped Highlighting #SchierholzFanClub Button Given by Annie Wynn, Kennedy Space Center, Fla., Nov. 26, 2011
NASA Astronaut Doug Wheelock Poses with NASA's Social Media Manager Stephanie Schierholz While Gabrielle Laine-Peters Reviews Photo She Snapped Highlighting #SchierholzFanClub Button Given by Annie Wynn, Kennedy Space Center, Fla., Nov. 26, 2011
Lift Off! United Launch Alliance Atlas V Rocket Carrying NASA's Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity Rover, View from Kennedy Space Center, Fla., Press Site, Nov. 26, 2011
Lift Off! United Launch Alliance Atlas V Rocket Carrying NASA's Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity Rover, View from Kennedy Space Center, Fla., Press Site, Nov. 26, 2011

Yeah, it was THAT cool.

Also read:

#NASATweetup: Rock Star will.i.am Partners with NASA, Has a S.Y.S.T.E.M. to Make Science and Technology Cool

#NASATweetup: First Day and Oozing with Mars Scientific Goodness

#NASATweetup: NASA’s Eyes on the Solar System in 3-D

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Jenn

Jennifer A. Huber is an award-winning travel and outdoor blogger and writer in Southwest Florida. Originally from Buffalo, N.Y., a hiking trail led her to a career path in the tourism industry for more than 30 years. She spent a decade with a park management company in Yellowstone, Death Valley, and Everglades National Parks. She founded the travel blog, SoloTravelGirl.com with the goal of inspiring others to travel alone, not lonely. The unexpected death of her former husband in 2008 reminded her how short life is. His passing was a catalyst for sharing her experiences with the goal of inspiring and empowering others to travel solo. Jennifer holds a Travel Marketing Professional certification from the Southeast Tourism Society, is a certified food judge, member of the NASA Social community, and alum of the FBI Citizens Academy. When not traveling, she is either in the kitchen, practicing her photography skills, or road tripping with her dog, Radcliff.

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