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+ - STRaND-1 – World's First Smartphone-Based Satellite Set to Launch->

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Zothecula (1870348) writes "The University of Surrey’s Surrey Space Centre (SSC) and Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL) are set to launch the world’s first smartphone-based satellite. Built around a Google Nexus One smartphone running on the Android operating system, the STRaND-1 (Surrey Training, Research and Nanosatellite Demonstrator) satellite will also be the U.K.’s first CubeSat to go into space."
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STRaND-1 – World's First Smartphone-Based Satellite Set to Launch

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