Nexus One-Controlled Satellite To Orbit Earth [Video]

Nexus One-Controlled Satellite To Orbit Earth [Video]
technology

The British-built STRaND-1 will use the commercially available smartphone camera to take pictures of the Earth and the Moon.

Emma Hutchings
  • 8 february 2013

Researchers at the University of Surrey’s Surrey Space Centre (SSC) and Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL) in the UK have developed the STRaND-1 (Surrey Training, Research and Nanosatellite Demonstrator). This nanosatellite will be controlled by an everyday, unmodified Nexus one phone and will soon be launched into orbit around the Earth.

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