Louisville Company is Trying to Send Google Glass into Space

The Louisville-based company ‘Interapt’ is working on sending Google Glass into space on December 16th.

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Interapt, a ‘Glass at Work’ certified partner, is currently working with Kentucky Space LLC to get Google Glass into space. They are hoping that they will be able to send Google Glass into space on Tuesday, Dec. 16th when a SpaceX launch vehicle will be travelling from the Kennedy Space Center to the International Space Station.

The reason for sending Google Glass into space is because the two companies want to see if it can be a good flight tool. They also want to see how it can help with communication among astronauts.

“We’re interested in using Google Glass … as a tool to develop a more efficient interface between the lab and our experiments and the astronauts,” said Kris Kimel, KSTC president.

A SpaceX vehicle is traveling to the International Space Station on December 16th because of a research mission relating to exomedicine. Sadly, Google Glass will not be used during this mission. The International Space Station is reportedly going to start using Google Glass in June 2015.

This is definitely some pretty exciting news. I really can’t wait to hear more about this. What are your thoughts on this? Share your thoughts with us in the comments section down below!

Source: Louisville Business First