NASA’s “Phone Sat” network of Android based satellites released the first pictures of Earth taken from orbit. The network consists of three satellites which are basically Android running Nexus One smartphones. After this first success, NASA decided to extend the program.
People have wondered about the possibility of life on other planets for ages, and Mars has always been a popular subject for extraterrestrial life. NASA has a rover called the Opportunity Mars Exploration Rover on Mars now snapping pictures of everything it comes across. It’s taken some very cool pictures, and thanks to an Android App called Mars Images from Powellware we can view them from our Android devices.