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Dan Burbank @AstroCoastie Windsor Locks, CT & Yarmouth Port, MA

Husband, father, UTC Collins Aerospace Senior Technical Fellow, NASA astronaut (ret.), US Coast Guard helicopter pilot (ret.), musician, amateur astronomer

429 Following   20,353 Followers   194 Tweets

Joined Twitter 4/4/11


Three space travelers, including @Astro_Jessica 🇺🇸, cosmonaut Oleg Skripochka 🇷🇺 & spaceflight participant Hazzaa A… https://t.co/dfHOeVlsPE
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9/18
2019
We are going to the Moon — to stay. Our #Artemis program will lay the groundwork for a sustainable infrastructure… https://t.co/EktPvPUPmn
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9/15
2019
"The cool thing about the job is that every day is really different." ✨ On Sept. 25, @Astro_Jessica will launch on… https://t.co/X3gy4YkV8o
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9/5
2019
Explore our #Artemis Mission: How We'll Get There 🚀 Our Lunar Outpost 🌒 Expeditions to the Moon 👨‍🚀 👩‍🚀 We've br… https://t.co/8rZTv1tYAh
Retweeted by Dan BurbankAs we look to send the first woman & next man to the Moon by 2024, studying space weather can help us predict & mit… https://t.co/OgLkzi7AH3
Retweeted by Dan BurbankTwo of the very best books about how complex space projects are developed and managed. Highly recommended to anyon… https://t.co/EEkFZ0UVIi
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9/4
2019
Since 2003, our @NASAspitzer Space Telescope has been lifting the veil on the wonders of the cosmos, from our own s… https://t.co/RZBUQ8r6CC
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9/2
2019
The beauty of mathematics and physics (gravity vs force tension) in pendulum motion https://t.co/gjXsSNFyYr
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8/28
2019
Fifty years ago, we pioneered a path to the Moon. Today, our calling to explore is even greater. We’re going to the… https://t.co/ahNLXffpjm
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8/25
2019
@AstroHague @Space_Station @AstroDrewMorgan @Commercial_Crew @NASA @NASA_Astronauts Very much looking forward to fo… https://t.co/mGgx6SGIEM
8/21
2019
We are going to the Moon — to stay. Our #Artemis program will lay the groundwork for a sustainable infrastructure… https://t.co/pnNqzJYRh3
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8/19
2019
Neil Armstrong is remembered for many feats, including breaking records in aviation and spaceflight. On his birthda… https://t.co/M1CR21okZJ
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8/6
2019
Earth is special. 🌎 It's the only place in the universe that we know contains life. Celebrate its beauty by taking… https://t.co/RoUS4QI1KV
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7/28
2019
Whether you watched the first footsteps on the Moon firsthand or heard about it from someone close to you, your eve… https://t.co/b9bMW9B5GR
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7/27
2019
.@NASA will do a Green Run test for @NASA_SLS prior to #Artemis 1. Here’s why: • Astronaut safety is our #1 priori… https://t.co/3BKxaDTsl4
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7/26
2019
@JarinChu @JFKLibrary @Space_Station @NASA Happy to do that @JarinChu. Spending time with people, especially kids… https://t.co/bh1jFTMUX9
7/23
2019
Soviet papers about landing on the Moon. I know you would like it, @airandspace! #Apollo50th https://t.co/dLk4WEcqfU
Retweeted by Dan Burbank50 years ago now, two humans lifted off the lunar surface. As we continue to celebrate the #Apollo50th anniversary,… https://t.co/5BMRLkLV6L
Retweeted by Dan BurbankOur #Apollo50th anniversary of the Moon landing is being celebrated in a different kind of way on the… https://t.co/4xWEaySkgS
Retweeted by Dan BurbankAs the #Apollo50th Moonwalk celebration wraps, see how your everyday life has been affected by the tech developed f… https://t.co/CKvLOIrfz6
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7/21
2019
At the JFK Library & Museum in Boston today with @FranklinChangD to celebrate the remarkable #Apollo11 Moon landing… https://t.co/ZBGoGLsQSnWhat better way to celebrate #Apollo50th & humanity’s greatest achievement than by launching 3 astronauts to #spacehttps://t.co/7qGQRJgHWS
Retweeted by Dan Burbank @Astro_Christina You are an ISS time-lapse photography ninja, @Astro_Christina. 📷 Full moon put the sun directly be… https://t.co/vvji6XuDie24 hours from now, it will be exactly half a century since our “one small step” on another world. Join us in rememb… https://t.co/pvPjsoZzp0
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7/20
2019
Just had an excellent meeting with President Donald Trump! We discussed America’s future in space, ways to address… https://t.co/8YFlpna15x
Retweeted by Dan BurbankWe Go: To the Moon and on to Mars. Today's #Artemis generation will explore farther than we've ever gone before. Th… https://t.co/RsOGf0lYeu
Retweeted by Dan BurbankAccording to NASA's astronauts, the most beautiful thing in the world is — the Earth. 🌎🛰 #NASA #Apollo50th https://t.co/KnxPrTVdob
Retweeted by Dan BurbankTeam @UTCpolicy continues to celebrate #Apollo50 & share the amazing contributions @UTC + @CollinsAero have made to… https://t.co/BvAvku9TAc
Retweeted by Dan Burbank @bkozaczek @CollinsAero I wish you and your fellow @uscoastguard recruits the very best, @bkozaczek! You’re joini… https://t.co/EnW7SYioam
7/19
2019
Here’s the Soyuz rocket and spacecraft that will launch @AstroDrewMorgan, @astro_luca and Soyuz CDR Alexander Skvor… https://t.co/btNQwNpvRr
7/18
2019
Gorgeous view of the sun rising behind a thunderhead out my aircraft window on a flight from Bengaluru to Kuala Lum… https://t.co/6Hbq7mPMvLWe have played a role in many of @NASA's most significant milestones including #Apollo11. Join along this week as w… https://t.co/BxlpNQpKq7
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7/16
2019
Traveling at 430,000 MPH, the Parker Solar Probe is headed for the Sun to explore around its toasty 10,000 degree F… https://t.co/HFdJ1zc62n
Retweeted by Dan BurbankThis Saturday marks the #Apollo50th anniversary of when humans walked on the moon for the first time! Take a look b… https://t.co/4S51QN1PT9
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7/15
2019
We’re 6 days away from our #Apollo50th anniversary of when humans walked on another world for the first time in his… https://t.co/WqVKesgu0d
Retweeted by Dan BurbankFifty years ago, humans took their first steps on the Moon. The world watched as we made history. This week, you c… https://t.co/aWLLliZ5cj
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7/14
2019
Notice anything new today? 🤔 There’s now a @Twitter emoji to commemorate our #Apollo50th Moon landing anniversary… https://t.co/8lZnu1l0tC
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7/13
2019
Dzhanibekov effect https://t.co/h8vq1ym4oO
Retweeted by Dan BurbankBeautiful Earth. https://t.co/9jcBSA6jhg
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7/11
2019
Excited to represent @collinsaero by discussing solutions @firstlegoleague teams designed for problems humans face… https://t.co/JpKxE6DB3bSpectacularlybsuccessful test today of the launch abort system of the @NASA_Orion spacecraft! https://t.co/dt5Xk8hHqY
7/2
2019
Very exciting announcement just now by @NASA that #Dragonfly will explore Saturn’s moon Titan, flying over the surf… https://t.co/1xeMiGfzpSWell deserved, Koki! Tremendous work on @NASA_Orion and so many other spacecraft programs you’ve supported. https://t.co/vIYllO4ewF
6/27
2019
Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of @nasa’s Apollo 10 mission with Snoopy! Now streaming for free on Apple TV:… https://t.co/vR9jOLqVUX
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5/18
2019
We are going. @nasa #newastronauts https://t.co/ZIqXyL2fjq
Retweeted by Dan Burbank.@UTC, @CollinsAero, & our aerospace supply chain partners are gearing up to help @NASA & its partner space agencie… https://t.co/cu5Q51SUCyThis is the down payment @NASA needs to move forward with design, development & exploration. It includes funding fo… https://t.co/pGEp8os5Yx
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5/14
2019
@UTC, @CollinsAero, & our aerospace supply chain partners are gearing up to help @NASA & its partner space agencies… https://t.co/yEW8eGPHb5
5/13
2019
Right you are,@Astro_Wheels! https://t.co/QXzz8eeLzA
1/27
2019
Dan Burbank, @CollinsAero Fellow & former @NASA astronaut: "We chose to support this Summit b/c we care about the… https://t.co/MUgctX7D5E
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1/26
2018
One more week until another batch of our country's best and brightest begin their journey to become commissioned of… https://t.co/t3YD3XO7Ua
6/25
2018
So honored to fly in the ‘Missing Man’ flyover, in tribute to Captain John Young, the ultimate astronaut and true A… https://t.co/88aHddJCm7
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5/21
2018
@Space_Station Expedition 55 just now welcoming the crew of Soyuz 54, @OlegMKS, @Astro_Feustel and @astro_ricky. https://t.co/0ZSwyKYfL0
3/23
2017
Great new video about the @NASA_Orion Exploration Mission-1 (EM-1): https://t.co/utisO23W9N
9/29
2017
@PureArtStudio1 That's a keeper! Given the intensity, I'll bet dinner is barbecued beef brisket, creamed spinach &… https://t.co/acA8VlnyGJ
9/13
2017
In life-threatening situation, first call 911, 2nd local county emergency operation center. Unable to connect? Call… https://t.co/8bm6W72Mo3
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8/30
2017
Well done, @USCG! https://t.co/nfDmKLOMLv
8/25
2017
Massive sandstorm spanning 1000 miles from Strait of Hormuz to Gulf of Oman & east across Iran & Pakistan seen from… https://t.co/DWF6S4SlYBWintry view of Alaska's Kodiak Island as seen from @Space_Station 250 miles above. https://t.co/prPTvQjYmR
8/4
2017
With docking as picture perfect as launch, it's great to see @AstroKomrade, @astro_paolo & @Ryazanskiy_ISS back abo… https://t.co/hE0EUNi0Tx
7/31
2017
Icebergs like swirls of milk from 400 km high @space_station as March Labrador current breaks up ice pack along Can… https://t.co/6H30Gh0cx8
7/23
2017
I loved this movie as a young kid. Neat to look back now at the great footage of early JSC and KSC. https://t.co/9zWGEZX1oS
7/21
2017
We're testing how to get astronauts safely back on dry land when they return from deeper in space than ever before… https://t.co/0rW1Qe1QDZ
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7/20
2017
Beautiful cloudless night photo from @Space_Station as we flew 400 km above London, Paris, Brussels & the English C… https://t.co/5HYr5UsD31
7/19
2017
Last week we conducted a series of @NASA_Orion & @NASA_go4launch tests to develop equipment & procedures for post-l… https://t.co/dUXI793rqUAs with @NASA and all great organizations, the @USCG's greatest strength lies in its people. https://t.co/kFuOZh8lys
7/18
2017
Testing post-landing ops for @NASA_Orion @NASA_go4launch spacecraft all this week. Great partnership w/ @NASA @USCGhttps://t.co/Jb3CQwafCV
7/11
2017
@SantClement On ISS we base our workday by Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), sometimes referred to as Greenwich Mean Time, Santiago.
5/22
2017
@CNilar Yes indeed - it's a bit of heaven on earth, Cheryl. Here's the best shot I've taken of the Cape from space. https://t.co/jkauK8izmr
5/19
2017
Beautiful but fleeting @Space_Station sunsets. Traveling 17,500 mph we see 16 per day but they last ~7 seconds inst… https://t.co/gShT9BVeZg
5/10
2017
Shanghai ("upon the sea"), China's most populous city and the planet's 3rd most, sparkles by night as seen from… https://t.co/71RNKbxqVu
5/3
2017
"Mares tails and mackerel scales make lofty ships carry low sails" but seen from lofty @Space_Station 400km above,… https://t.co/S0t3cBNQ0O
5/2
2017
#OTD in 2012 Anatoly, @AntonAstrey and I returned home in our Soyuz after half a year aboard @Space_Station during… https://t.co/bNsS7BR4Eo
4/27
2017
Now that's a Soyuz landing perspective you don't often see. Nice shootin', @ingallsimages - you're a master! https://t.co/PRKrlfgyRHTouchdown! Exp 50 crew lands in Kazakhstan at 7:20am ET after 173 days in space. https://t.co/qpyi2LM11l https://t.co/tr6fsI58AZ
Retweeted by Dan BurbankGreat visual depiction on the main events underway now with our returning Союз colleagues. https://t.co/9krfqgPTouМягкая посадка, Shane, Sergey & Andre! Will be great to see you home again. https://t.co/IIMJHAou7u11 days and counting - can't wait to see @Astro2fish and Fyodor launching aboard their Союз spacecraft #ISS-bound! https://t.co/urfowbWOi7
4/10
2017
@AntonAstrey Мы будем в заездом с 1200 до 1600 в субботу 15 Апр по экскурсии с гостями 2fish-а.
4/9
2017
So nice to go home & spend time w/ friends talking about space in one of the prettiest places on or off this world… https://t.co/n0gYfspM2b
4/7
2017
@Rebecca_Romo I'd be happy to, Rebecca. How best to coordinate that?
4/3
2017
Honored to recognize best of the best w/ prestigious Silver Snoopies. Congrats Jeff, Justin, Howard, Mark, Jean, Ja… https://t.co/UxemNrvd9Z
3/30
2017
@AMSISS @NASA it will be like doing quad bypass surgery in a big, bulky suit - tricky for sure, but these are brilliant folks working it.Spent today in a spacesuit testing tools to repair amazing @AMSISS Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer on #ISS. Super talen… https://t.co/nCJavWDD9z
3/24
2017
A view from the VAB roof of the giant Mobile Launcher for the @NASA_SLS rocket that will carry @NASA_Orion to space. https://t.co/fwqT1m0dSH
3/23
2017
A "ghostly" long exposure of a lights out inspection of #JWST. The telescope is back in the @nasagoddard cleanroom:… https://t.co/aOYivB1wLC
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3/15
2017
Some "Pi in the Sky" space science puzzlers courtesy of @NASAJPL and @NASAJPL_Edu for #PiDay2017.… https://t.co/jWigwQrop8Happy #PiDay! Honoring the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter w/ circles from #Space_Station; cupol… https://t.co/REj4PEI0jQ
3/14
2017
Friend and upcoming @Space_Station crew member @Astro2fish walked me through Soyuz systems. This guy is a card car… https://t.co/ocTTz1WvB1
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3/8
2017
Those 47 days are gonna fly by, 2fish, then next stop... @Space_Station! Can't wait to see you there! https://t.co/WeJcP7P83x
3/3
2017
@fcain they do. We have internet access on ISS - but it's a little hard to find free time. We "binge listen" when we're on terra firma.Congratulations, Fraser, but those of us @astronomycast fans always considered you verified already! https://t.co/Et0qtGjHwB
3/2
2017
Great new travel posters from NASA to visit TRAPPIST-1. Forget Hawaii, let's go there for our next vacation -… https://t.co/wTSQKnsbvm
Retweeted by Dan BurbankNot Mars or a brown moon: it's Chad in Africa! The variety of landscapes on that huge, beautiful continent suprises… https://t.co/A3AEl6G0PT
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2/25
2017
Truly awesome - over a half million pounds of liquid-fueled thrust ready to slip some surly bonds! https://t.co/YS33yQTUf5Exciting new discovery in the exoplanet search effort. International, multi-facility (ground & space-based) collab… https://t.co/1YUiFMthPQ
2/22
2017
Intricate web of glaciers amidst majestic Himalayan peaks. https://t.co/Pb4aVCpcBJ
2/21
2017
С днём рождения, мой дорогой друг, Антоха! https://t.co/1xbhfP7Baa
2/20
2017
The moon may look a tad darker than usual tonight as it passes through Earth’s outer shadow, aka a penumbral eclips… https://t.co/ME4B4bEh2W
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2/10
2017
@SWGlassPit @NASAKennedy So true, Tristan. A building big enough to sometimes have clouds inside obscuring the ceiling defies description!
2/9
2017

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