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”

GPM #NASAsocial: A day at NASA Goddard

On Friday, April 12, NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center hosted sixty social media followers for a special behind-the-scenes #NASAsocial to learn more about the joint Global Precipitation Mission (GPM) between NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). I was lucky enough to be one of the sixty people to attend this event, my secondContinue reading “GPM #NASAsocial: A day at NASA Goddard”

I’m headed to a #NASAsocial at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center

Last week, I was thrilled to get an invitation to another #NASAsocial/ #NASAtweetup*. This time I’m headed to NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. Sixty (60) of NASA’s social media followers will meet on April 12 at Goddard to learn about the missions and partnerships between NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration AgencyContinue reading “I’m headed to a #NASAsocial at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center”

Witnessing history: Endeavour’s final launch

If you follow me on Twitter, then you know that I’ve been tweeting/talking about NASA for a few months now. I found out I was 1 of 150 civilians chosen by NASA to attend the final launch of the Endeavour space shuttle in March. We’d be stationed at the press site, 3.1 miles from theContinue reading “Witnessing history: Endeavour’s final launch”