This Saturday marks the one year anniversary of the first foursquare check-in from space. Not only did it knock Antarctica out of the running for the coolest check-in ever made, but it also made my personal list for the ‘coolest project I’ve worked on in my entire career… ever.’
Ro-bot: noun \ˈrō-ˌbät, -bət\: a machine that looks like a human being and performs various complex acts (as walking or talking) of a human being; also : a similar but fictional machine whose lack of capacity for human emotions is often emphasized -Source: Merriam-Webster Like aliens and unicorns, I think we all have some fascination [...]
As I write this, @Astro_Ron (Ron Garan) just wrapped a briefing on stage about his experience in space and trip coming up in March 2011. To my right, there is Jason @Goldman, Twitter’s VP of Product. He just finished telling us about his educational background in astro physics and remarked of Twitter’s logo next to [...]
Today NASA astronaut and International Space Station Commander Douglas H. Wheelock made history by executing the first check-in from space using Foursquare. Published to his Twitter feed, @Astro_Wheels officially unlocked the NASA Explorer Badge. NASA TV captured the footage, Houston confirmed it over the radio and JESS3 helped produce the video. All in a day’s [...]
A week ago today, we had the pleasure of announcing NASA and Gowalla’s partnership with “The Search for the Moon Rocks” – a nationwide hunt for NASA-themed Gowalla objects which JESS3 facilitated and designed a custom U.S. map for. Turns out other people were as excited about the project as we were. The media hits [...]
NASA and location-based social networking service Gowalla have launched a new item together, the Moon Rock, which users can find in Museums, Libraries and other NASA-related points across the country. To help Gowalla users find the NASA Moon Rocks across the U.S., JESS3′s design team created a customized illustration of each location they can be [...]
A slideshow of a presentation JESS3 gave to NASA about its social media presence.
Eric Schmidt speaks at the NASA 50th Anniversary Lecture Series & Virginia Business High Education Council