NASA Selects Android-Powered Nexus One Smartphone To Control Robots In Space

When you need to get the job done — and can’t wait for Apple to decide whether your app should be approved or not — NASA scientists turn to an Android-powered Nexus One to control robots in space.

“The availability of the Android source code allows us to customize the smartphone to be used as a compact, low-cost, low-power computer, rather than just as a phone,” said Mark Micire, a software engineer in NASA’s Ames Intelligent Robotics Department.

Apple? Not to worry, NASA intends to use the iPad for “breathtaking videos and images.”

Read the story at: IBTimes.