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NASA Selecting 50 people for 'behind the scenes' SpaceX Cargo Launch

Discussion in 'SpaceX' started by bonnie, May 8, 2017.

  1. bonnie

    bonnie Oil is for sissies.

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  2. CmdrThor

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    Sounds like a great experience, but I don't think my 42 twitter followers will cut it.
     
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    Quick! Everyone follow Thor!
     
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  4. bonnie

    bonnie Oil is for sissies.

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    It would be easier to do if he supplied a link to his twitter account ...
     
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    What a great chance to become the first stowaway to the space station.

    "Elon, I thought there were 50 observers here at the launch. I only count 49. Where's Haxster?"
     
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    OMG. I want to go. Elon, please pick me. :D
     
  7. bonnie

    bonnie Oil is for sissies.

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    Turn in an application! Deadline is Wednesday.
     
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    This is the first time in my life that I regret not being a social media hound. :)
     
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    I feel EXACTLY the same way
     
  10. bonnie

    bonnie Oil is for sissies.

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    I'm constantly checking my email to see if I somehow got selected. Nothing.

    (... for some reason, this reminds me of waiting for news on a Tesla. Refresh & refresh again.)
     
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  11. bonnie

    bonnie Oil is for sissies.

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    OMG OMG I GOT IN (my dogs are freaking out because I shrieked when I read the email). Whew. OMG OMG!

    A portion of the email below. If you're at all interested in attending something like this, watch their social page - they appear to do this on a regular basis. I'm assuming I got in because someone else declined (will find out when I'm there when the first wave of invites went out). So that means that applying is worth it.

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  13. bonnie

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    Yes, pretty much like that. :)
     
  14. Mike1080i

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    Congrats! It should be a fantastic experience! The Cape is truly an amazing place for anyone interested in spaceflight.
     
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    Bonnie, awesome news! So happy for you. :D I'm looking forward to hearing all about it after the launch.

    My wife and I are planning on going to see the June 29 launch at Vandenburg, but of course all we will be able to do is park on a street in Lompoc and see the F9 ascend from miles away. :oops:
     
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    Where is the "green with envy" emojii?
     
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    I expect you to post enough high-quality photos her to break the Internet.
    Congratulations!
     
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    Now we can live vicariously through Bonnie's Twitter...Congrats!
     
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    Bonnie, please post your experience here or link to a blog.
    NOTHING is going to convince me to to get anywhere near twitter.
     
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    It will be hitting twitter first - and when I have a chance, will come over here and post. The whole point of the invite is for the invitees to post about the experience on the standard social media sites like twitter and instagram. But that won't stop me from also sharing here :).
     
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