Thursday, July 7, 2011

STS-135 Tweetup Begins!


Today, the STS-135 NASA Tweetup officially begins. So here it is, the crevice of dawn, and I'm ready to roll! For the next few days, I will be at the Titusville press site for Kennedy Space Center, along with a few hundred other social media hacks and journalists, watching all the activities pertaining to the final launch of Space Shuttle Atlantis.

Kennedy Space Center
The Mothership!

I won't be doing much dedicated blogging for the next few days, because even if there is a scrub on Friday, we will have to repeat the process of fighting traffic to line up along the launch pad viewing sites for many days!

Once all the flurry dies down and Atlantis is headed for the ISS, however, I'll be describing all of our activities as KSC, our visit to the SpaceX Launch Control Center here at Cape Canaveral, and all things liftoff! Tons of pictures to come...

Local stores in Cocoa Beach are expecting huge crowds!

Follow me on Twitter to see all the fun! That is where I will be "reporting" moment to moment. Or really, follow just about ANY space geek on twitter this week. Our lives have all just completely stopped for this event! Stay tuned.