NASA all set to now invite 150 of its Twitter followers to be spectators of the Curiosity Mars Rover Launch from Kennedy Space Center, Florida. This is a culmination of “Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity rover aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V 541 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station” NASA says.
This mission is predicted as the Curiosity arrival at the Red Planet in 2012 at Gale Crater. The rover will be on duty to excavate all imploring details on environmental conditions for microbial life as well as collecting evidence as to whether life at all existed in Mars.
Well this time this promotion via social media will take Twitter people by storm. This tweet-up will begin prior to the launch Window at 10:21 a.m on November 25th this year. This event is one great opportunity to be friends with the NASA staff and tour their arena. Even if the weather is bad, invites will be allowed an extended stay for the next 24 hours to compensate for the anticipated sabotage.
In the year 2009, one of the important milestone in the history of Twitter and NASA was reported when NASA astronaut Mike Massimino tweeted these words from space, “From orbit: Launch was awesome!! I am feeling great, working hard, & enjoying the magnificent views, the adventure of a lifetime has begun!” Soon after the tweet was viral and Twitter gained massive popularity and followers .
If you are in for this tweetup, then it is worth mentioning that registration opens at noon eastern time on 5th October and the last date for the same is October 7th. You will find all the updates on Twitter with the hashtag #NASAtweetup. So check out for more amazing information coming your way.