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Jeff Campbell
06-10-2011, 06:00 AM
<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='http://www.tuaw.com/2011/06/09/two-iphones-to-fly-into-space-on-last-shuttle-mission/' target='_blank'>http://www.tuaw.com/2011/06/09/two-...huttle-mission/</a><br /><br /></div><p><em>"The space shuttle Atlantis' final mission into space on July 8, 2011 will also mark a first. Specifically, the first time an iPhone has entered outer space. Two in fact, meant to carry out specially-designed experiments."</em></p><p><img height="222" src="http://images.thoughtsmedia.com/resizer/thumbs/size/600/at/auto/1307675142.usr105634.jpg" style="margin-left: 190px; margin-right: 190px;" width="220" /></p><p>SpaceLab for iOS is the app the iPhones are going to be running, as they enter space aboard the space shuttle Atlantis. This is the last mission for the space shuttle fleet and the iPhones will be testing cameras, gyroscopes and other hardware when the shuttle docks at the International Space Station. Yes, there is a version for the rest of us [<a href="http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=VoxLcfp5Si4&amp;subid=&amp;offerid=146261.1&amp;type=10&amp;tmpid=3909&amp;RD_PARM1=http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/spacelab-for-ios/id441829040?mt=8" target="_blank">affiliate link</a>], priced at $0.99 USD.&nbsp;</p>