We left Orlando at 2 a.m. this morning to beat the traffic, heading to Kennedy Space Center. Many of the 150 #NASATweetup participants were there with us, and we had an informal, early morning tailgate party complete with laptops showing video of the shuttle on the pad, tunes cranking into the night, and even glowsticks. At 5a.m. we made our way to the tweetup tent. The launch pad was visible in the distance, all lit up in the early morning darkness.
The press area by the countdown clock was already crazy busy when we arrived. I suppose it takes “the end of an era” to draw this size of media...Read More »