3-2-1 NASA We Have Lucky Twitter User VegasBill For Shuttle Liftoff

VegasBill Once again takes tweeting to new heights with access to the first NASA Tweetup around the launch of the Space Shuttle Atlantis (STS-129), which he will head to the International Space Station in Florida. VegasBill will be one of the few participants with inside access and the ability to speak with shuttle astronauts, managers, technicians and engineers during this two-day event.

NASA Astronaut in Space
“I’m extremely excited to have been chosen to participate in the International NASA Tweetup and witness in person the STS-129 Space Shuttle Atlantis Liftoff,” said Bill Cody.

NASA Tweetup For Space Shuttle Atlantis Liftoff in Florida NASA is hosting this unique Tweetup on Nov. 15 and 16 at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Space shuttle Atlantis is currently set to launch at 2:28 p.m. EST on Nov. 16 on its STS-129 mission to the International Space Station.Participants for the STS-129 NASA Tweetup are coming from as far as Japan, UK, New Zealand and Morocco.The two-day event will provide NASA Twitter followers with the opportunity to take a tour of NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, view the space shuttle launch and speak with shuttle technicians, engineers, astronauts and managers.

The Tweetup will include a “meet and greet” session to allow participants to socialize with fellow Tweeps and the staff who inform the world with their tweets on @NASA.

“Each event has provided our followers with inside access to NASA personnel, including astronauts. The goal of this particular Tweetup is to share the excitement of a shuttle launch with a new audience,” said Michael Cabbage, director of NASA’s news services division. “This will be NASA’s fifth Tweetup for our Twitter community.”

Feel the excitement of visiting NASA and the launch by visiting http://twitter.com/VegasBill. To contact Bill, tweet him @VegasBill on Twitter. He will be tweeting during the NASA Tweetup and shuttle launch by using the tag #vbnasa at the end of the tweets. The more Twitter users that include the tag at the end of their tweets, the more exciting it will be for everyone. Photo Credit: NASA

About Bill Cody:

He is an entertainment reporter and journalist living in Las Vegas, Nevada. With a passion for social media he has embraced Twitter and reports about celebrities, events and what he’s doing in Las Vegas with fun enhancing pictures and video on his Twitter stream at VegasBill.  You can download a VegasBill press release for this event.

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  1. @VegasBill among select few for inside access at @NASA Tweetup for Space Shuttle Atlantis | Tweetups said,

    November 10, 2009 @ 8:08 pm

    […] Las Vegas Real Estate has the story: “I’m extremely excited to have been chosen to participate in the International NASA Tweetup and witness in person the STS-129 Space Shuttle Atlantis Liftoff,” said Bill Cody. […]

  2. NASA STS-129 Space Shuttle Atlantis Launch Tweetup At Kennedy Space Center » The Macintosh Wizard And PC Tech Blog said,

    November 5, 2010 @ 3:00 am

    […] Early in October, I learned that my brother Bill @VegasBill on Twitter, was picked from all entries, from all around the world, to be one of the first to officially participate in NASA’s launch of STS-129 Space Shuttle Atlantis Tweetup or by this link http://bit.ly/bIfGDD . A Tweetup is a group of people that use the social networkingsite Twitter to chat about what’s happening. Bill learned of the event via Twitter and decided to take a chance. Space Shuttle Atlantis will be making its way to the International Space Station to deliver needed equipment to finish it, along with a change of staff. […]

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