Tag Archives: Space

NASA’s Smart SPHERES Use The Nexus S, But Why?

NASA’s Smart SPHERES recently graduated from in house computers to Android devices, specifically the Nexus S. Though it’s cool that space faring orbs have Android devices built into them, what’s the reason for using our beloved platform? What makes Android, and specifically the Nexus devices, so attractive? Modding, of course! Using a smart phone as… Read more

Angry Birds Star Wars Hits The Play Store

The day Star Wars fans have either been waiting for or dreading is here: Angry Birds Star Wars is finally out. Some people might cry heresy, yet others are happy about more Angry Birds content with a fun theme. In the end, we’re getting a new game with a proven game concept and new levels. Considering the base game is free, I don’t think anyone loses…. Read more

NASA App For Android Is Pretty Sweet

The NASA App for Android isn’t exactly new, but there has never been a better time to download it. It’s a simple app containing information on missions, news, and various other cool stuff. But for me, the highlights of the app are the image and video galleries. They currently contain new content from Curiosity (if you don’t know, it’s a rover that… Read more

Angry Birds Space Review [Video]

Angry Birds Space is a continuation of Rovio’s super popular Angry Birds series of games. The physics in this iteration, however, bring an interesting twist to the familiar concept. You’re still smashing pigs with birds, but this time you’re firing from one planet to the next, entering and exiting gravitational fields. Interested in seeing it in action?… Read more

Samsung’s Nexus S on final shuttle mission to Space Station

This morning, at 11:29 EST, NASA’s final Space Shuttle Mission launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral in Florida. It is a twelve day mission in which the ship will deliver 8,000 pounds of supplies and spare parts to the International Space Station. Docking will take place on Sunday morning. The payload will ensure the continuance of… Read more