Social Media in Space

This semester, Beth Beck (Space Operations Outreach Manager @ NASA) has visited my Government 2.0 class.

Beth’s first tweet this morning was a sweet wake-up call to the Astronauts on the Discovery with the following tweet:

STS-133 FltDay8 wakeup call: “City of Blinding Lights” by U2. Crew gets some time off + call by POTUS. #nasa http://twitpic.com/45ma2k

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About Ines Mergel

I am Full Professor of Public Administration at the Department of Politics and Public Administration at University of Konstanz, Germany. Previously, I served as Assistant and then Associate Professor (with tenure) at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, NY. In my research, I focus on informal social networks in the public sector and the adoption and diffusion of digital service innovations in government organizations. I teach classes on social media management, digital government, public management, and social network analysis.

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