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The SpaceTweeps SpaceTweetup banner

16.09.2011 | posted by Marco Trovatello

What you see here is SpaceTweetup partcipant Marco Frissen's son Raf with a self-made SpaceTweetup banner for our wonderful & very first european SpaceTweetup. So cute we simply had to blog here.

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SOFIA (Stratosphären-Observatorium für Infrarot-Astronomie)

The tension builds up – SOFIA to land at Cologne-Bonn Airport on Saturday at 06:50

16.09.2011 | posted by Andrea Schaub

The airborne observatory SOFIA will arrive at Cologne-Bonn Airport on Saturday 17 September 2011 at about 06:50 CEST. The aircraft will be one of the attractions during German Aerospace Day, which takes place on the following day. The flight from the United States to Germany can be followed live online from 19:10 CEST – learn how in this blog post. read more

German Aerospace Day and SpaceTweetup in near real time

15.09.2011 | posted by Marco Trovatello

Here is a list of the social media channels for German Aerospace Day and the associated SpaceTweetup; nearly all the events can be followed in (almost) real time. read more

NASA mascot to visit ESA and DLR


Camilla Corona SDO is ready for the Space Tweetup! File this one under ‘humour’: A fabulous and very tongue-in-cheek press release has been issued by one of our favourite rubber chickens. read more


Tag der Luft- und Raumfahrt, 18.9.2011

Social media across all channels on German Aerospace Day

13.09.2011 | posted by Andrea Schaub

On 18 September 2011 DLR is hosting, for the eleventh time, German Aerospace Day in Cologne, offering young and old alike the opportunity to take a look behind the scenes of DLR's research work. For those interested in following this special day online and those active in social networks, we will be reporting live throughout the event here on this blog as well as on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Flickr. read more