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As part of a series of experiments to determine the viability of using off-the-shelf smartphone components in low Earth orbit (LEO) satellites, the “AndroidSat” project successfully launched a pair of Nexus One smart phones over Nevada’s Black Rock desert.

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  1. To Mars and Back: Make the Robotic Rockets to Hunt for Life | MAKE says:

    […] elected President of the Tripoli Central California, whose Intimidator V rocket first launched PhoneSat off the Black Rock Desert, is pleased with the parameters of this Challenge. “The 800 meter limit specified in the RFI […]

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