On October 22, 2010 NASA astronaut and International Space Station Commander Doug Wheelock made history by executing the first check-in from space using the mobile social networking application Foursquare.

Unlocked at 11:09 am EST, Wheelock’s check-in to the space station published to his Twitter feed and launched a partnership between NASA and Foursquare to connect its users to the space agency, enabling them to explore the universe and discover Earth.

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