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Friday, November 25, 2011

Saturday (launch day) agenda #msl #nasatweetup

Saturday, Nov. 26/Launch: Tweetup Day 2

6:15 a.m. – Badges get you in to Kennedy Space Center Press Site

6:45 a.m. – Group picture beside the countdown clock (NASA photographer Paul Alers, @NASAhqphoto)

Group 1:

7:00 -- Eyes on the Solar System (@NASA_Eyes) demo with Doug Ellison (@Doug_Ellison), JPL Visualization Producer in press briefing room

7:30 a.m. -- Expedition 25 Astronaut Doug Wheelock (@Astro_Wheels)

7:45 a.m. -- Bill Nye the Science Guy, (@thescienceguy)

Group 2:

7:00 a.m. -- Expedition 25 Astronaut Doug Wheelock (@Astro_Wheels)

7:15 a.m. -- Bill Nye the Science Guy, (@thescienceguy)

7:30 a.m. -- Eyes on the Solar System (@NASA_Eyes) demo with Doug Ellison (@Doug_Ellison), JPL Visualization Producer in press briefing room

8:00 a.m. -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden

8:30 a.m. -- Astronaut Leland Melvin, associate administrator for Education (@Astro_Flow)

8:35 a.m. -- Deputy Administrator Lori Garver (@Lori_Garver)

8:40 a.m. -- will.i.am (@iamwill)

10:02 a.m.Launch window opens for Mars Curiosity rover

(window closes at 11:45 a.m.)

~12:30 p.m. – Post-launch news conference on NASA TV