Monday, March 19, 2012

NASA & Social Media

NASA Invites Questions via Twitter for Space Station News Briefings
 
HOUSTON -- For the first time, NASA will take questions from Twitter during news briefings about upcoming International Space Station missions on Tuesday, March 20, at the Johnson Space Center in Houston. After reporters at the event ask questions, NASA will take as many questions as possible submitted on Twitter using the hashtag #askStation. Questions will be selected in advance and during the briefings. NASA Television and the agency's website will broadcast the events live.
MORE: http://www.nasa.gov/home/hqnews/2012/mar/HQ_M12-046_JSC_Briefing_Social_Media.html

NASA's New 'Earth Now' App: Your World, Unplugged

NASA's new, free 'Earth Now' iPhone app NASA's new, free "Earth Now" iPhone app immerses cyber explorers in dazzling visualizations of near-real-time global climate data from NASA's fleet of Earth science satellites, bringing a world of ever-changing climate data to your fingertips.
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March 19, 2012
A free, new iPhone app from NASA literally puts the whole world in the palm of your hands. "Earth Now" immerses cyber explorers in dazzling visualizations of near-real-time global climate data from NASA's fleet of Earth science satellites.

MORE: http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.cfm?release=2012-080&cid=release_2012-080&msource=12080

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