July 15th, 2011
10:00 AM ET


Every Friday, @CNNLightYears will suggest interesting and exciting space and science Twitter accounts to follow.

Today, @CNNLightYears is giving a #FollowFriday to the crew of STS-135 (#STS135), the final mission of space shuttle Atlantis. This four-member crew blasted off on July 8 for what will now be a 13-day mission to deliver supplies to the International Space Station.

Commander Christopher Ferguson has shared some photos from before the launch, as well as replied to some space enthusiasts.

Pilot Douglas Hurley has only posted a few tweets so far, but is relatively new to Twitter.

Mission Specialist 1 Sandy Magnus is pretty active on Twitter. She replies to a lot of tweets, as well as shares what is going on at NASA.

Mission Specialist 2 Rex J. Walheim sent out many tweets about the preparation for mission STS-135, including that it was an “emotional day” and “very tough” as they finished the last space shuttle simulation before the final launch.

@Astro_Ron, who is on board the International Space Station. While not a member of Atlantis' crew, Ron Garan has been actively tweeting and posting photos of STS-135 and his own crew.

You can also follow updates from @CNNLightYears.

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