First live tweet is sent from space

25 Jan 2010

From US President Barack Obama’s “We just made history” tweet to Microsoft CEO Bill Gates’ first appearance last week and even Stephen Fry’s threat to quit the service altogether, there have been some famous, notorious and epic messages on Twitter but one particular tweet from Timothy J Creamer was out of this world, literally.


Photo: NASA astronaut Timothy J Creamer, the first person to send a live tweet from space