hellospacebot

Deep space on your timeline, once in a while.

hellospacebot is an open source Tumblr bot (also posting on Twitter) created by Nicolas L..

Every 30 minutes it fetches an image from any mission or object on the OPUS catalog. The metadata for the image are also extracted from the catalog (mission name, target, instrument, date) and used to generate the caption. It has a tendency to do favoritisms for Cassini.

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Twitter shutting down free access to their API on February 9
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I keep saying it's an end of an era quite often these days.

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Sharing the stories of our early botmaking days.

What kind of bots are posting in the fediverse?
What kind of bots are posting in the fediverse?

Exploring the bots people make and follow in the fediverse.

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