British project launches first "phonesat" into orbit – and special app will finally reveal if you really CAN hear a scream in space

British project launches MOBILE PHONE into orbit – and special app will finally reveal if you really can hear a scream in spaceSTRaND-1 launched from Sriharikota, IndiaIt is controlled by a Google Nexus One handset running AndroidSatellite will also test two new fuel-efficient propulsion systems . The camera on its Google Nexus 'heart' is visible through the porthole at the top of the stack The STRaND-1 (which stands for Surrey Training Research and Nanosatellite Demonstration) is a joint project between Surrey Space Centre and Surrey Satellite Technology Limited, a world leader in small commercial spacecraft.

Nasa prepares to crash probes into the surface of the moon on Monday night

Going out with a bang: Nasa prepares to crash probes into the surface of the moon in dramatic finale to year-long lunar mission The twin Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory spacecraft will crash on Monday nightMarks end of a year-long mission to the moon | UPDATED: 12:06 GMT, 14 December 2012 A year-long mission to learn what lies beneath the lunar surface will culminate next week with Nasa crashing a pair of small robotic science probes into the moon.