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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

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Joined Twitter 4/4/11


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!SLS rocket platform installations nearing completion @NASAKennedy's cavernous vehicle assembly building. Makes you… https://t.co/LyhsUTQEKd
2/9
2017
Check out Robonaut- this dude has moves! Someday we hope to work together w/them in & out of structure on the ISS,… https://t.co/mPshmHuEyd
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1/15
2017
Houston, we have questions! Walk through Mission Control with Flight Director Mary Lawrence before her shift starts… https://t.co/f46EYcAFTM
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1/10
2017
Here are a few of our top images from 2016. To see more great pix be sure to follow us on Instagram -… https://t.co/5y078gd4zG
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1/7
2016
'The most amazing thing I have seen in #space #Comet #Lovejoy 22 Dec 11 by @AstroCoastie https://t.co/TDpNYimFFO
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12/22
2016
An inspiration to countless explorers who follow your lead, Godspeed, John Glenn. https://t.co/Gtby2AfOM4
12/9
2016
A great resource for teachers & students that illustrates the physics & math of spaceflight & the story of @NASA's… https://t.co/Pz79LrUDVh
12/8
2016
Star athlete turned Amy officer, turned star astronomer! Happy Birthday, Edwin Hubble of "Hubble's Law" and… https://t.co/LQDvHKwcoW
11/21
2016
@Space_Station @ingallsimages wow. Just wow
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11/16
2016
#Supermoon rising behind the Soyuz rocket as @AstroPeggy🇺🇸, Oleg Novitskiy🇷🇺, and @Thom_astro 🇫🇷 prepare for launch… https://t.co/uQ6IrVRJ38
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11/15
2016
@Astro_Clay @bluejaysfans22, the best way to pitch in space, as you well know, is by hand. Every time it's a (very) fast ball (or EAS).Couldn't agree more, Leland. Canadarm flew like a dream during STS115. So many missions, from HST to ISS, are testi… https://t.co/XHxnpfRzBO
11/14
2016
#TISH 13Nov2011 (EST): Soyuz TMA-22 launch w/Dan @AstroCoastie Burbank, @AntonAstrey Shkaplerov & Anatoly Ivanishin https://t.co/h6UWMrDYPW
Retweeted by Dan BurbankAdding new meaning to the phrase "split second", Einstein's photoelectric effect was capture in the act for the ver… https://t.co/Sm0NomQ8ZT
11/13
2016
Stunning Space Station Fisheye Fly-Through in 4K (Ultra HD) transports you to our home off the planet. https://t.co/m1mkweo0OG via @YouTube
11/12
2016
A new era in space-based astronomy is about to dawn. https://t.co/ACUzZGOZdT
11/3
2016
Welcome home after a fantastic mission, Tolya, Kate and Tak! https://t.co/UuntC89t7c
10/31
2016
Good luck to the @USNavy and @NASA team during Orion recovery testing! #anchorsaweigh https://t.co/NdOySv9yA2
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10/26
2016
@spasmunkey @Astro_Satoshi @astro_aggie @AntonAstrey Now that's what I call a Great Pumpkin!
10/21
2016
Today @NASA celebrates its 58th #birthday! We officially opened for operation on October 1, 1958. https://t.co/R0oQNueX28
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10/1
2016
@SungrazerComets thanks, Karl! That was definitely a keeper.Probably the most incredible & beautiful thing we saw during 6 months full of incredible & beautiful experiences! https://t.co/YCJRS6CYzzAwesome comet movie of the week: C/2011 W3 (Lovejoy) receding from the Sun, seen by @USNRL's HI-1 on @NASA STEREO-A… https://t.co/P9KixRsUHG
Retweeted by Dan BurbankLike ejection seats, launch escape systems greatly enhance crew safety, multiplicatively improving survivability ov… https://t.co/Xe2c6Eq20G#GSDO works with the @UsnavyU, @usairforce, and @uscoastguard to develop @NASA_Orion recovery techniques at the Neu… https://t.co/x75tnR5cn4
Retweeted by Dan BurbankIcy Lake Baikal (from @Space_Station), Earth's largest & deepest lake & home to nerpa seals, holds 20% of our plane… https://t.co/CQhjzrH6VL
9/26
2016
@AntonAstrey As do you, my 28S CDR! Привет Антоха!#HappyBirthday to Astronaut Extraordinaire John Young, #veteran of the Apollo, Gemini, and Space Shuttle missions. https://t.co/8tW6VmwpCG
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9/24
2016
Some of Coast Guard's finest, working w/ NASA & US Navy testing equip & ops for recovery of the Orion spacecraft. https://t.co/SqE3aMRoAMH G Wells, an icon of science fiction, like so many others paving the way for science fact. https://t.co/NVNUxrCLwD
9/22
2016
Astronaut Frank Culbertson recalls seeing the attacks from space. Today we remember all who were lost. #NeverForget https://t.co/UNVdSpblJX
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9/12
2016
"Maintain standard orbit, Mr. Sulu." #StarTrek50 https://t.co/l8tqk9OgPc @DennisMulli after 6 months in space I think they all feel hard. Despite the big dust plume, this one was normal ("nominal" in NASA speak).
9/8
2016
Welcome home, Jeff, Alexey & Oleg! A most sublime joy to phone home w/ lungs full of fresh air & friends all about. https://t.co/4NxJeiIV3e
9/7
2016
What better way than exploring space together for the human species to "live long and prosper"? https://t.co/nmGJKfkjaW
9/4
2016
This "sun-grazer" was our companion for days. Look for @Hubble_space just before it rises. https://t.co/wLidbI7WPy https://t.co/tqDI5c81Ew
8/30
2016
@blancopeter0071 You would absolutely love it, Peter!
8/20
2016
Any day in space is great, but EVA days are the best! https://t.co/yvHaKCS1MI
8/18
2016
@DebJ7171 not so much, Debbie, but it will be real! Dark skies are a major plus.
8/12
2016
Perseids - tonight we fly thru the wake of Comet Swift-Tuttle. Could be a "meteor storm" with 100+ meteors per hour. https://t.co/Tu9PhAXzqg
8/11
2016
@jaylupold @uscoastguard Thanks very much! This year is also the 100th anniversary of @CoastGuard aviation! @FragileOasis, this is one of the best sunrise/sunset shots from @Space_Station I've seen & MUCH better than I've taken! Link to hi-res?
8/4
2016
Students from around the country continue her quest for knowledge at the Maria Mitchell Association @MMA_Nantucket. https://t.co/57fcqhqHyY
8/1
2016

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