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Can Android Revolutionize Spacecraft Design?

Aug 27, 2012, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tom Nardi)

NASA is planning a fleet of small satellites to demonstrate the ability for Android Nexus smartphones to control spacecraft in low Earth orbit. Could open source software and consumer hardware change the way future spacecraft are designed, and help lower the astronomical cost of current vehicles?

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