Astronaut Mike Massimino sends first Twitter update from space

Check out my latest CNET Asia blog post.

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!

Astronaut Mike Massimino sends first Twitter update from space