Another great accomplishment from Twitter after it soar high in internet traffic in the US, here comes NASA Astronaut Michael "Mike" Massimino as he tweets from space.
"From orbit: Launch was awesome!! I am feeling great, working hard, & enjoying the magnificent views, the adventure of a lifetime has begun!" - his first tweet from space.
And if you are one of the 257,806 following him, you will see another update from him, here is the latest as of this writing:
"From orbit: Getting more accustomed to living in space today and getting ready for our big rendezvous with hubble"
The space shuttle Atlantis kicked off Monday afternoon and reached the orbit within nine minutes. With Mike's successive and prompt update of what is happening outside Earth, People will then know and be informed prior to Nasa's news release.