Social Media for SpaceTweepsIntroduction to the use of social media in the          global space community           Prese...
About me
Social Media are a waste of time!
Real versus virtual friends?
Community by Twitter            …or Facebook               …or YouTube                 …or FourSquare                    …...
The Space Community Needs You!if you wantmore of this…
Why use Social Media for Space?• To be part of a worldwide space community• To share your excitement with new friends     ...
How to become a spacetweep?• Be a social person• Create a free Twitter account• Become active!
Twitter takes time…        to addiction:        “I love you tweeps!”from denial:“Twitter is sooo stupid”
How to start with Twitter?• Beginners tips – your account:  – Select a good twitter name - you are a person  – Fill out yo...
Your Twitter bio• Incomplete…           • Complete…
How to start with Twitter?• Beginners tips - tweeting:  – Follow a few spacetweeps  – Just listen for a few weeks  – Parti...
What about community?• Once you become part of the online space  community, all kinds of cool things happen…• Warning: It ...
Community: #SpaceUp Unconferences
Community: ESA/DLR #SpaceTweetup
Community: #NASASocial
Community: #SoyuzTweetup
Use of hashtags: #• Hashtags highlight a topic, e.g. #SpaceUp• Use to find new people to follow• Use to track a topic• Use...
Who to follow?•   Your IRL friends•   Worldwide #spacetweeps•   Space communities like •   Space agencies•   Space indust...
Famous Spacetweeps•   @schierholz        •   @imperator_jarek•   @ageekmom          •   @ericarolfe•   @andreasschepers   ...
Agencies and industry•   @NASA             •   @SpaceX•   @ESA              •   @oewf•   @esaoperations    •   @JAXA_en•  ...
Communities and astronauts•   @NASAsocial     •   @AstroSamantha•   @SpaceTweetup   •   @Astro_Luca•   @SpaceUnites    •  ...
Dziękujęi do zobaczenia na Twitterze!        @timmermansr        @SpaceUpEU        @SpaceUpConf
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Social media for space tweeps

  1. 1. Social Media for SpaceTweepsIntroduction to the use of social media in the global space community Presented at SpaceUp Poland Warsaw, 24 Nov 2012
  2. 2. About me
  3. 3. Social Media are a waste of time!
  4. 4. Real versus virtual friends?
  5. 5. Community by Twitter …or Facebook …or YouTube …or FourSquare …or Flickr …or Google+ …or all of the above!
  6. 6. The Space Community Needs You!if you wantmore of this…
  7. 7. Why use Social Media for Space?• To be part of a worldwide space community• To share your excitement with new friends and• To help the space industry in Poland grow• To help the space industry worldwide grow
  8. 8. How to become a spacetweep?• Be a social person• Create a free Twitter account• Become active!
  9. 9. Twitter takes time… to addiction: “I love you tweeps!”from denial:“Twitter is sooo stupid”
  10. 10. How to start with Twitter?• Beginners tips – your account: – Select a good twitter name - you are a person – Fill out your real bio - you are a person – Fill out your real location - you are a person – Use a good avatar picture - you are a person – Do not lock your account - you are a person
  11. 11. Your Twitter bio• Incomplete… • Complete…
  12. 12. How to start with Twitter?• Beginners tips - tweeting: – Follow a few spacetweeps – Just listen for a few weeks – Participate in conversation with friends – Try a few RT’s (retweets) – Try a few DM’s (direct messages) – Try a few @ replies – Be nice, just as IRL – you are a person!
  13. 13. What about community?• Once you become part of the online space community, all kinds of cool things happen…• Warning: It may change your life for ever!
  14. 14. Community: #SpaceUp Unconferences
  15. 15. Community: ESA/DLR #SpaceTweetup
  16. 16. Community: #NASASocial
  17. 17. Community: #SoyuzTweetup
  18. 18. Use of hashtags: #• Hashtags highlight a topic, e.g. #SpaceUp• Use to find new people to follow• Use to track a topic• Use to track an event
  19. 19. Who to follow?• Your IRL friends• Worldwide #spacetweeps• Space communities like • Space agencies• Space industry• Space journalists• Astronauts!
  20. 20. Famous Spacetweeps• @schierholz • @imperator_jarek• @ageekmom • @ericarolfe• @andreasschepers • @elakdawalla• @danielscuka • @nickastronomer• @craftlass • @astroN8• @drlucyrogers • @flyingjenny• @ryinspace • @badastronomer
  21. 21. Agencies and industry• @NASA • @SpaceX• @ESA • @oewf• @esaoperations • @JAXA_en• @esascience • @OrbitalSciences• @esa_EO • @InsideKSC• @DLR_en • @csa_asc• @CNES_France • @HEspace• @federalspace • @ISUnet
  22. 22. Communities and astronauts• @NASAsocial • @AstroSamantha• @SpaceTweetup • @Astro_Luca• @SpaceUnites • @Astro_Andre• @SpaceUpConf • @Astro_TJ• @SpaceUpEU • @Astro_Mike• @SpaceUpIndia • @Cmdr_Hadfield• @TweetupSpace
  23. 23. Dziękujęi do zobaczenia na Twitterze! @timmermansr @SpaceUpEU @SpaceUpConf

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