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UK university pushes the smartphone space race sending a Google Nexus One into orbit

thenextweb.com
The University of Surrey’s Space Centre (SSC) and Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL) are set to send a smartphone into orbit on February 25. The satellite is called the Surrey Training, Research and Nanosatellite Demonstrator or ‘STRaND-1’. It’s a 30cm CubeSat, which is a very small satellite designed for space...
UK university pushes the smartphone space race sending a Google Nexus One into orbit

DailyDirt: One Of These Days, Alice... Boom! POW! Straight To Mars!

www.techdirt.com
Depending on how you look at it, the current state of space exploration can be seen as dismally underfunded -- or as the most amazingly productive in history. Unmanned probes are checking out all sorts of interesting destinations in our solar system, but manned missions have lately been limited to...
DailyDirt: One Of These Days, Alice... Boom! POW! Straight To Mars!

Miscellaneous policy news

www.spacepolitics.com
The space policy news cycle—such as it is—has been dominated in the last week by developments in the Republican presidential race, thanks to speeches and debate appearances by the major candidates. However, there are a few other things that have taken place during the last week worth mentioning: The Obama...
Miscellaneous policy news

Android phone blasts into space aboard satellite

www.networkworld.com
A 2010-vintage HTC Nexus One is the brains of a satellite launched into orbit Monday by the Indian Space Research Organization, dubbed STRaND-1. STRaND-1 (Surrey Training, Research, and Nanosatellite Demonstrator), which weighs around 8 pounds, is the brainchild of UK-based Surrey Satellite Technology Limited, which designed the satellite both...
Android phone blasts into space aboard satellite
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