PSLV launch: Asteroid-hunter, smartphone on board satellites
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As the name suggests, 'Scream in space' app will allow a chosen few to test how they would sound in the space. Based on the creativity of the videos, those chosen will be able to speak via phone and their voice will be recorded through a microphone in orbit. The app, 'iTesa' will record the magnetic field of the phone in orbit. This will test the possibility of making calls from outer space in the future. The last app, 'The STRaND Data', will monitor the satellite telemetry of the smartphone. The 3.5-kg STRaND satellite also has a 3D printed part — an apparent first in space.
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