[meteorite-list] NASA to Share the Universe with Tumblr Users

From: Ron Baalke <baalke_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Fri, 7 Aug 2015 16:06:02 -0700 (PDT)
Message-ID: <201508072306.t77N62NM025903_at_zagami.jpl.nasa.gov>

August 07, 2015

RELEASE 15-167

NASA to Share the Universe with Tumblr Users

NASA is launching an official Tumblr profile that will give Tumblr users a
regular dose of space in a blog-like format through text, photos, videos and

Tumblr is a social media platform that allows users to connect and follow
other content creators in a collaborative micro-blog format. People are able
to discover, share and create content that expresses their personality,
hobbies and interests. The NASA Tumblr profile will share information, images
and video about the agency's missions of exploration and discovery.

To follow NASA's new Tumblr account, visit:


NASA now is on Tumblr

Along with the new official NASA Tumblr account, astronaut Peggy Whitson will
offer a behind-the-scenes look at an astronaut's journey as she trains for
a six-month mission to the International Space Station. It takes a NASA
Village to train an astronaut, and Whitson's Tumblr will highlight the many
people who make human spaceflight possible.

To follow Whitson's Tumblr, visit:


These two official NASA Tumblr profiles will be joined by two mission
accounts. The JunoCam Tumblr will showcase Jupiter images from amateur
astronomers and public-processed images from JunoCam on board NASA's Juno
mission. The Curiosity rover will share engineering, science and selfies from
the surface of Mars.

To follow JunoCam and Curiosity on Tumblr, visit:



NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, manages the Juno
and Curiosity missions for the agency's Science Mission Directorate in

NASA engages and inspires the public by sharing unique content through social
media. The agency continues to add new platforms like Tumblr to offer the
public a comprehensive view of NASA's missions, facilities and people.

For a comprehensive list of NASA social media accounts and platforms, visit:


Received on Fri 07 Aug 2015 07:06:02 PM PDT

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