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”