MESSENGER 3rd flyby -Twitter Archive – aniwam

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Below is the Twitter Stream for Annette Iwamoto (@aniwam) for MESSENGER’s 3rd flyby of Mercury.


Tweets are in reverse order, dates covered in this archive: 9/28-10/1 2009


October 1st

twitter (feed #7)
aniwam U drive Mercury’s equator in your car at 60 mph, taking 6.6 days. Driving thru nite side, temp is -300 deg F. On day: +842 deg F. [aniwam]
11:11am via Twitter
twitter (feed #7)
aniwam In the photos from Mercury there are multilayer craters caused by oveflow and collapse of different lava flows. [aniwam]
10:40am via Twitter
twitter (feed #7)
aniwam In addition to study Mercury, MESSENGER will gain knowledge about the sun. [aniwam]
10:31am via Twitter
twitter (feed #7)
aniwam@Maggiemoo0422 I hope you are watching the new Mercury photos at http://messenger.jhuapl.edu/ [aniwam]
10:13am via Twitter

September 30th

twitter (feed #7)
aniwam As teachers we feel honored to be viewing and selecting from the new photos sent back from MESSENGER. Watch the MESSENGER home page. [aniwam]
12:55pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #7)
aniwam In spite of some lost data, MESSENGER is doing what no other craft has ever done. Like teachers, we assess and move forward. [aniwam]
12:42pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #7)
aniwam WOW! The science team is hard at work analyzing data received from MESSENGER last night. [aniwam]
12:39pm via Twitter

September 29th

twitter (feed #7)

aniwam Mosaic imaging is amazing of Mercury. [aniwam]
7:19pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #7)
aniwam MESSENGER back on track, out of blackout & sending data. [aniwam]
7:03pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #7)
aniwam Just a couple of minutes to end of blackout. What will MESSENGER say? [aniwam]
7:00pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #7)
6:57pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #7)
aniwam MESSENGER website has virtual images of flyby..check it out. [aniwam]
6:45pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #7)
aniwam Did you know MESSENGER is looking for moons of Mercury? [aniwam]
6:33pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #7)
aniwam View first photos at MESSENGER site, Wed. morning. [aniwam]
6:32pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #7)
aniwam During MESSENGER blackout, the scienists will explore the mystery. [aniwam]
6:16pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #7)
aniwam MESSENGER entering earth occultation, no signals for 51 minutes. [aniwam]
6:10pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #7)
aniwam MESSENGER Scientists are troubleshooting right now, just like teachers when a student asks an unexpected question! [aniwam]
6:01pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #7)
aniwam MESSENGER has made its closest approach and is moving away…still in the dark! [aniwam]
5:58pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #7)
aniwam The MESSENGER image screen is dark…solar eclipse. [aniwam]
5:52pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #7)
aniwam The excitement in the MESSENGER room is elevating in energy and volume. [aniwam]
5:40pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #7)
aniwam MESSENGER is configuring the altimeter to map landforms, surface characteristics and spin/axis data. [aniwam]
5:33pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #7)
aniwam MESSSENGER is on its way to its closest approach of Mercury at 6:02 ET. We will get new photos and data by midnight. [aniwam]
5:25pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #7)
aniwam Scientists and teachers joining forces to receive the photos and data from MESSENGER. Join us. Get your students involved. [aniwam]
4:41pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #7)
aniwam We are here at APL anxiously awaiting the MESSENGER flyby this afternoon. Make sure you join us online. [aniwam]
1:28pm via Twitter
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