• Twitter Stories - Mike Massimino Sent the First Tweet From Space

    We continue the team’s review of some amazing adventurers and landmark moments that come about through Twitter. This story – which you may already know – is about the first ever Tweet from space (May 2009) and is hosted on the recently launched Twitter Stories that we reported in recently. Michael “Mike” Massimino was the first person to take this social network to the stars and this famous in-space Tweet reads:

    From orbit: Launch was awesome!! I am feeling great, working hard, & enjoying the magnificent views, the adventure of a lifetime has begun!”

    Found on Twitter @Astro_Mike he has a large following of 1,271, 011. Using the TweetValue tool to evaluate the value of a profile (just as a bit of fun) Mike’s profile value is at $56797. Then when you look at the value of ABC News which is valued at $61255 you start to see how much influence he now has. Connected to that, ABC News reported that he is “a gregarious man with an outsize sense of humour”.