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Google Nexus fired into space to see if screams are audible

A science project to warm the cockles of a xenomorph's acidic heart: The first smartphone satellite will test the "Alien" tagline so you don't have to.

By Feb. 25, 2013

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Smartphone powers Star Wars-inspired NASA robot

Miniature satellites resembling the flying robot that helped Luke Skywalker with his light saber training are now serving as mission control's eyes and ears aboard the International Space Station.

By Apr. 1, 2013

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Can anyone in space hear you scream? Scientists try to find out

Some Cambridge scientists are recording people with extreme vocal expression, and will send into space a cell phone packing none but the best screams.

By Oct. 28, 2012

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Android 'smartphone satellite' aims for space

With smartphones gaining power while shedding size, British researchers say it's time to use them as primary computers for satellites.

By Jan. 24, 2011