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Astronauts Want iPads. Cosmonauts Already Have Them.

iPads Would Be Great in Space, Astronaut Says, TechNews Daily “NASA astronaut Dan Burbank, who commands the space station, said that while he doesn’t own a new iPad — or any other tablet — he definitely could use one in space. “I don’t have an iPad yet, and I most certainly don’t have one up here on the space station,” Burbank said today while answering a question from a student […]

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  • March 8, 2012
iPads in Space?

Keith’s Note: If you watch the live video from the Aquarius undersea habitat you can see that the NEEMO-15 crew are currently using tablet computers. According to an interview I did a few minutes ago, NEEMO-15 crew member Astronaut Shannon Walker says that they use these tablet computers to track their mission tasks. Walker also said that there will be several tablet computers aboard the next Progress cargo flight to […]

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  • October 25, 2011
NASA iPad App Ignores Important Solar System Objects and Missions

New NASA HD App for iPad With Expanded Content Available Free “The app’s landing page features the solar system, where users can learn more about our neighborhood, the universe and NASA missions. The app also enables users to experience and search updated, higher resolution NASA Image of the Day and Astronomy Picture of the Day collections and agency videos on demand.” Keith’s note: What’s missing from this picture on this […]

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  • September 2, 2010
How Star Trek Helped Predict (and Design) the iPad

How Star Trek artists imagined the iPad… 23 years ago, Ars Technica “To understand the thinking that led to the design of the Star Trek PADD, we spoke to some of the people involved in production of ST:TNG (as well as other Star Trek TV series and films), including Michael Okuda, Denise Okuda, and Doug Drexler. All three were involved in various aspects of production art for Star Trek properties, […]

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  • August 11, 2010
ODIN supports iPads?

Apple’s Worst Security Breach: 114,000 iPad Owners Exposed, Valleywag “In government, affected accounts included a GMail user who appears to be Rahm Emanuel and staffers in the Senate, House of Representatives, Department of Justice, NASA, Department of Homeland Security, FAA, FCC, and National Institute of Health, among others. Dozens of employees of the federal court system also appeared on the list.” Keith’s note: Wow. ODIN supports iPads? Who knew.

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  • June 9, 2010
iPads at the Launch Pad

Space Shuttles, 5d Mark II’s and ipads, oh my!, “An Apple WiFi iPad, a Canon 5d Mark II with a WFT-4e II A, a three-year-old linksys broadband router, a first gen REV. A, a Sprint Aircard and some duct tape … watch out, Macgruber, you’ve got nothing on us. And what did all of the above give us? A camera that took wicked awesome photos on an iPad out […]

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  • June 3, 2010
2001's Newspad = 2010's iPad?

Arthur C. Clarke’s 2001 Newspad finally arrives, nine years late, TAUW “Those who read Arthur C. Clarke’s novelization of the movie will remember that he described this device as the “Newspad,” something that was used by people of the future (as envisioned in 1968) to watch TV and read newspapers. You can read the full description of the device after the break — it’s described as a newsreader, with two-digit […]

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  • January 28, 2010