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Watch this Droidcon London keynote from Dr Chris Bridges, the man who put the first phone in space, as he explains the journey from cradle to grave in Earth’s first of many ‘phone-sat’ projects.
Smartphones are everywhere now – even in space!
A small team in Guildford, led by Dr Chris Bridges, launched a satellite – which includes a Nexus 1 – into low Earth orbit. Watch this Droidcon London keynote to learn about the journey from cradle to grave in Earth’s first of many ‘phone-sat’ projects, and how hardware and software challenges were overcome to achieve this scientific feat in teaching and research.
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Dr. Chris Bridges currently teaches in microprocessors, digital design, and spacecraft bus subsystems. He is currently leading the STRaND Programme together with SSTL, and is involved in future missions at Surrey and across the world such as the QB50