Search Results for: #NASATweetup


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

Totally Gnarly! Viewing Our Solar System in 3-D Hop an asteroid, get up close to a satellite and see the ENTIRE Solar System move in real time or see it move in four days per second with NASA’s Eyes on the Solar System. It’s a pretty cool 3-D look at the universe compiled with real Read More »


Wordless Wednesday: #NASATweetup Lift Off to Mars

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? Read More »


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

We are great explorers, we are an exploring species. ~ Lori Garver, Deputy Administrator of NASA Justin Timberlake may have brought sexy back but rock star will.i.am is making science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) rock-and-roll-cool with a S.Y.S.T.E.M., stimulating youth around science technology engineering mathematics. Coinciding with the launch of a United Launch Alliance Read More »


#NASATweetup: First Day and Oozing with Mars Scientific Goodness

Science is cool. No, wait. Science is ULTRA cool and nothing brings out the geek in me more than soaking up the wisdom of scientists and being surrounded by like-minded people. This weekend I’m attending #NASATweetup at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida for the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) launch aboard a United Launch Alliance Read More »


#NASATweetup:Registration Opens June 1 for NASA Tweetup for Final Space Shuttle Launch

Do you have an interest in the space shuttle program? Did you marvel at it when you were a kid and dream about being an astronaut and floating in space? Would you like to meet an astronaut? Are you a Twitterer who follows NASA? Did you follow my tweets and blog posts about the incredible Read More »


#NASATweetup – Wow!

Just over an hour ago, I finally fulfilled a dream of seeing a space shuttle launch. I watched Endeavour’s last mission into space with a front row seat on the water’s edge of Kennedy Space Center’s press area, just little over 3 miles from the launch pad. Seeing Endeavour light up, slowly lift (at least Read More »


#NASATweetup Redux – Seeing Rollback of the Rotating Service Structure

The huh? You read right, rollback of the rotating service structure. No, it’s not something Walmart and NASA have teamed up with. The RSS is that big thing off to the left of the space shuttle. You can read the NASA definition of it here but basically, it protects the shuttle and provides access to Read More »


#NASATweetup Redux STS-134: 70 Percent Go for Monday, May 16, 2011

*SQUEAL!!!* Now that the weekend is here and space shuttle Endeavour is scheduled to launch on Monday at 8:56 a.m., I can SCREAM how excited I am! I’ve been cautiously optimistic and plan to remain so until I actually see the shuttle and hear the rumble so not to be disappointed if the dreadful “S” Read More »


#NASATweetup: Space Traffic Jam Causes Delay

Space needs a good meeting planner. I received word today the last launch of space shuttle Endeavour has been pushed back by 10 days from April 19 to April 29, 2011. This means the NASA Tweetup I’m attending is pushed back to April 28 & 29. So why is the launch delayed? No, not because Read More »