Questions that should be asked
Posted Feb 26, 2013 17:37 UTC (Tue) by man_ls
In reply to: Questions that should be asked
Parent article: ABS: Android in space
Please read carefully. The "one-off" argument was just a rebuttal of a previous commenter about one-off jobs being expensive and unreliable, and COTS products being preferable.
All those devices you mention have a tendency to break apart after a few years for no reason, with smartphones the worst offenders.
I just expect more from space exploration. This particular job looks like a high school research project, but whatever. It is cool, dude.
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