West Philadelphia resident will live-tweet the Endeavor launch

    Talk about a dream come true. West Philly resident Shareef Jackson will be live-tweeting NASA’s launch of the Endeavor later this month, after being randomly selected with 149 others from about 4,000 applicants.

    Jackson is a long-time space enthusiast.

    He told NewsWorks partner Philly Weekly his dream of one day attending a shuttle launch will come true April 30. He’ll have to pay for accommodations, but being selected to tweet the launch means he also has a chance to tour the center, see the shuttle and meet NASA employees.

    He’ll be tweeting from here on launch day.

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