Astronaut Mike Massimino sends first Twitter update from space

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Here’s an excerpt:

NASA astronaut Mike Massimino has made history as the first person to tweet from space while in orbit on board the space shuttle Atlantis for the STS-125 mission to the Hubble Space Telescope.

Massimino, who opened a Twitter account on April 4 to start tweeting updates on the preparations for the launch, has 234,075 followers as of this writing.

Congratulations Mike and all the best to you and your crew!