“Outside the Spacecraft” Exhibit at Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum

On Wednesday, I took a quick day trip down to Washington, DC to attend a special social media event at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. The event was a preview of the “Outside the Spacecraft” exhibit that would open the next day (January 8, 2015) and run until June. This select group ofContinue reading ““Outside the Spacecraft” Exhibit at Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum”

Inside NASA’s VAB for the SpaceX-3 NASA Social

On March 15, I was lucky enough to spend the day at Kennedy Space Center for the SpaceX-3 NASA Social. It was also my third chance to step foot into NASA’s Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB), the fourth-largest structure in the world by volume. I’m not sure how many non-NASA employees can say they’ve stepped inside theContinue reading “Inside NASA’s VAB for the SpaceX-3 NASA Social”

I’m invited to a #NASAsocial to cover the SpaceX CRS-3 launch

I got some great news this week: I’m headed back to Kennedy Space Center (KSC) to take part in the social media coverage for the upcoming SpaceX CRS-3 launch on March 16. On board the Falcon 9 rocket is a Dragon spacecraft with supplies for the International Space Station. According to KSC, “this is the thirdContinue reading “I’m invited to a #NASAsocial to cover the SpaceX CRS-3 launch”

My weekend with MAVEN

On November 16 and 18, I was lucky enough to attend the #NASAsocial for the launch of the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft aboard an Atlas V Centaur rocket. The program put together by NASA was, as always, top notch. Before I get into details, here’s the money shot: The MAVEN launch #NASAsocial was brokenContinue reading “My weekend with MAVEN”

I’ve been invited to a #NASAsocial for the MAVEN launch

I got word this weekend that I’m invited to a #NASAsocial event for the MAVEN launch. The launch of the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN) will be at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. This is  my third NASA Social – the first to see the final launch of the Space Shuttle Endeavour in 2011 and theContinue reading “I’ve been invited to a #NASAsocial for the MAVEN launch”