NASA’s Small Satellite Will Use Google Nexus as the Main Processing Unit
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NASA will use Android-powered smartphones to control future mini satellites. The “Phonesat” project is a part of the Small Spacecraft Technology Program, which attempts to integrate common consumer electronic products into small-sized satellites. There’s still no definite launch date for PhoneSat, but three small satellites will be rocket-bound later this year. If successful, the project should significantly reduce the development …