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Thursday, July 7, 2011

Juno NASA Launch Tweetup - CONFIRMATION

This will be fun: I got accepted as an official visitor to attend NASA's Juno launch in August.


I've never been "official visitor" close to a launch before. <g>

There are still security screenings and such to go through, but that's all fine.

Definitely bringing the camera for this one!

-------- Original Message --------

Subject: Juno NASA Tweetup - CONFIRMATION
Date: Wed, 6 Jul 2011 20:12:16 -0500
From: HQ-Twitter <hq-twitter@mail.nasa.gov>

Dear Fred Langa,

Congratulations! You have been selected to attend the Juno Tweetup on Aug. 4-5, 2011, at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida!

The two-day event will provide you the opportunity to tour the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex; speak with scientists and engineers from Juno and other upcoming missions; and, if all goes as scheduled, view the spacecraft launch. The launch window opens at 11:39 a.m. EDT on Aug. 5.