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Twitter from Mars

Who said Twitter had no role in government? The Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) has set up a Twitter account for the Mars Phoenix Lander, which allows the JPL to offer quick updates and answer questions about the interplanetary soil-digging device. More than 18,000 people have tuned into the Mars Lander micro-blogging site.

Posted by Joab Jackson on Jun 09, 2008 at 9:39 AM


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  • Budget
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    House passes stopgap spending bill

    The current appropriations bills are set to expire on Oct. 1; the bill now goes to the Senate where it is expected to pass.

  • Defense
    concept image of radio communication (DARPA)

    What to look for in DOD's coming spectrum strategy

    Interoperability, integration and JADC2 are likely to figure into an updated electromagnetic spectrum strategy expected soon from the Department of Defense.

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