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NASA sends another cheap Android-powered satellite in space, makes it dial home

0. phoneArena posted on 09 Dec 2013, 09:49

NASA shot up another mini-satellite, powered by a Google Nexus S smartphone, made by Samsung, and dubbed PhoneSat 2.4. The tiny cube weighs just 2.2 pounds, and is this time equipped with a two-way S-band radio, enabling amateur radio at a frequency of 437.425MHz to communicate with the contraption...

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posted on 09 Dec 2013, 09:57 2

1. ArtSim98 (Posts: 3535; Member since: 21 Dec 2012)

Cute little rocket.

posted on 09 Dec 2013, 12:30

2. Aplusk (Posts: 120; Member since: 10 Nov 2013)

$7500 .

posted on 09 Dec 2013, 14:44 1

3. Furbal (unregistered)

Wonder how long those signals can travel and what they can carry.

Build 10,000 of them with 5-7 year battery life and send them in every direction and see what we information we can get back!

posted on 09 Dec 2013, 17:04

4. applesucker (Posts: 81; Member since: 29 Oct 2013)

hahaha! where are those trolls that says its fake from the previous articles?

posted on 09 Dec 2013, 19:49

5. taikucing (unregistered)

why don't NASA use WP & iOS? Some fanboys say open source sucks because everybody can modify it.

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