Android Phones become actual Androids.
The shuttle Atlantis is carrying two Motorola, Android OS Nexus S phones into orbit. The phones will be the brains that turn floating satellites on the International Space Station into remote-operated robots.
Normally, the Spheres carry out preprogrammed commands from a computer aboard the ISS, but the Nexus Android phones will give them increased computing power, cameras, and links to ground crew who will pilot them.
Read more: news.cnet.com
The space race is won. The first Smart Phone in space is an Android phone!
To paraphrase the latest iPhone TV commercial slogan….
“If your phone is not an Android phone in Space, then your phone is not an Android phone.”