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Android phones to power NASA's new mini-satellites

Discussion in 'Off-topic Zone' started by Sam I Am, Aug 27, 2012.

  1. Sam I Am

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    That is pretty cool. I suppose if mobile phones will work, it's a hell of a lot cheaper than designing and manufacturing new electronics. They will still need to be packed in some type of radiation shielding.

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    Google's Nexus One Android phones will be controlling a new fleet of mini-satellites from the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), a tech site reported over the weekend.

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