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NPP Tweets

January 15, 2013
Twenty lucky followers of NASA's Twitter account are getting behind-the-scenes access at the launch of the agency's NPP Earth-observing satellite mission. They're participating in a daylong Tweetup program at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on Thursday, Oct. 27 and viewing the launch of NASA's NPP satellite, which is scheduled to lift off aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket between on Friday, Oct. 28. Tweetup participants for the NPP launch were selected from more than 625 people who registered online. They will share their experiences with their followers through the social networking site Twitter. Attendees come from California, the District of Columbia, Illinois, Kansas, New York and Oregon. Image credit: NASA Oct. 27, 2011