surrey satellite technology

surrey satellite technology

Kinect in space: Micro satellites to use the Microsoft tech in orbit

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We’ve heard of Kinect hacks before, but this is quite certainly the best one yet: the University of Surrey and Surrey Satellite Technology are building something called ‘STRaND-2,’ a mission to space that will involve two micro-satellites. The twist is that the small space machines will use parts of Kinect technology...
Kinect in space: Micro satellites to use the Microsoft tech in orbit

Nexus One launched into space on CubeSat, becomes first PhoneSat in orbit (video)

www.engadget.com
Google's Nexus One has dreamt of space travel for a while now, but on Monday it was finally launched into orbit aboard a CubeSat dubbed STRaND-1, which was developed by Surrey Satellite Technology and the University of Surrey's Surrey Space Centre. STRaND-1 now holds the honor of being the...
Nexus One launched into space on CubeSat, becomes first PhoneSat in orbit (video)

Strand-1, The Space-Bound Smartphone Is Nearly Ready For Lift-Off

www.fastcompany.com
The unmodified Nexus One, which powers the Strand-1 satellite, will be in orbit for six months, and will send photos from its 5-megapixel camera of the Earth from space. The countdown to send Strand-1, the smartphone-powered satellite, into space, has begun. SSTL, aka Surrey Satellite Technology Limited, the firm...
Strand-1, The Space-Bound Smartphone Is Nearly Ready For Lift-Off

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

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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

Android phone blasts into space aboard satellite

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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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