TdLR Blog | 04. January 2012 | posted by Henning Krause | 4 Comments

SpaceTweetup - a new format for spaceflight communication

SpaceTweetup. Foto: Simon Bierwald.

On 18 September 2011, German Aerospace Day, DLR and ESA staged the first European SpaceTweetup. A tweetup is an event in which users of the social media platform Twitter meet up. Together with ESA, we invited our Twitter followers to come and find out more about the European aerospace industry, meet scientists and astronauts and have a look at our research facilities and aircraft. read more

TdLR Blog | 16. September 2011 | posted by Andrea Schaub

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

SOFIA (Stratosphären-Observatorium für Infrarot-Astronomie)

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

TdLR Blog | 14. September 2011

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

TdLR Blog | 13. September 2011 | posted by Marco Trovatello

Welcome!

On Sunday, 18 September 2011, DLR German Aerospace Center will, for the 11th time, host the German Aerospace Day event. In this blog, the DLR Online Communications team will keep you posted on the last news regarding German Aerospace Day and the first european SpaceTweetup - in german and english language. At the end of the day we will also post the winner of our Social Media contest here. More on that soon by my colleague Andrea Schaub.

Of course we'll also post news, pics and other stuff on Facebook, Twitter und Flickr. read more

TdLR Blog | 12. August 2011 | posted by Marco Trovatello

The first european SpaceTweetup

Today we sent off the last invitation letters for the first european SpaceTweetup, jointly organised by DLR and ESA. I cannot make clear enough how happy I am to organise and host this event together with our friends from ESA's communication department. But before I give you a little bit of background information on how the event came about, let me first answer the often heard question: read more