Samsung Galaxy S II is an Android astronaut

Space balloon holding the phone floats off from Nevada July 15, and you can watch live at Ustream. You can also send tweets and messages to the phone, to be played back as it traverses the heavens.

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Samsung

We're gonna send it to outer space, to find another bar of mobile-phone signal. The Samsung Galaxy S II is going on a space odyssey, released into the heavens on a space balloon.

The phone will be borne aloft by a tiny astronaut, and reach about 1.9 miles from the Earth. Why? No idea.

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Rich Trenholm is a senior editor at CNET where he covers everything from phones to bionic implants. Based in London since 2007, he has travelled the world seeking out the latest and best consumer technology for your enjoyment.

 

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