Google Sends an Android Into Space


Google decided to attach their phone to a weather balloon and send it into outer space. They'd monitored phone's sensors and captured some interesting facts.

Official Google Mobile Blog:

Maximum Speed: 139 mph
Maximum Altitude: 107,375 ft (over 20 miles, over 30 km)
Maximum Ascent Rate: 5.44 m/s
Average Flight Duration: 2 hours, 40 minutes
Average Descent Time: 34 minutes

Here is the video for their preparation:

Here is the video for the time being in space:

via Slashdot.