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Google Glass is Headed to the ISS

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Posted in Science on 15th Dec, 2014 11:18 PM by AlexMuller

The Google Glass headset is boldly going where few consumer-orientated wearables have gone before, as the smart glasses are packaged up to a team working at the International Space Station. Tomorrow's SpaceX launch will send the device spaceward, where scientists will "analyse the regeneration mechanisms of flatworms in the microgravity environment of space".

 
Glass will primarily be used in pre-flight integration operations and post-flight operations, according to the Glass Almanac. Acting as an augmented reality assistant to the crew, the goal is to test Glass's feasibility as a fully-fledged space-faring human interface device.

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Author: Guest
Posted: 2014-12-16
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Fantastic! This mission is something people expected to see in the 21st century and finally we have it Reply
Author: Guest
Posted: 2014-12-16
+0
Launch delayed til friday Reply


 

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