1. Never mind the big-budget NASA satellites. A team of young engineers has tricked out a few off-the-shelf cellphones and sent them to space. The smartphones are already above us, sending images and data back to ham radio operators on Earth.
via Can You Hear Me Now? Cellphone Satellites Phone Home 
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    Never mind the big-budget NASA satellites. A team of young engineers has tricked out a few off-the-shelf cellphones and sent them to space. The smartphones are already above us, sending images and data back to ham radio operators on Earth.

    via Can You Hear Me Now? Cellphone Satellites Phone Home

    Photo: NASA Ames Research Center

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