Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Android in Space? You bet. That's Google Android, really

Scientists are testing satellites built with modern smartphones, esp. Android phones.

Why? Smartphones are power sippers, easily powered by solar panels on a satellite, and doesn't even need to be that big, while it has everything from GPS, accelerometer, and more.

Imagine what sort of satellites that say "powered by Android"!

http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-20029402-1.html
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