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NASA's 'PhoneSat' Program Points to Satellites of the Future

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Game Systems
tekochip   6/18/2013 1:37:18 PM
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Every time a new game system comes out we read the specifications out loud and compare the computational power to the original Super Computer.  "All this to play games"?  At least the off the shelf consumer electronics in this example will be doing something worthwhile.


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Smartphones as Control System
Mydesign   6/18/2013 8:07:53 AM
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"NASA launched a novel project in April, putting into orbit three satellites that employ an off-the-shelf commercial smartphone as the control system"

Dylan, amazing. Smartphone as the control system!! Am curious to know about the communication between these Smartphones and remote tracking centre.

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