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ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano snapped this view of moon-set from his privileged position on the International Space Station.

From the moon to your face: one rocket scientist’s thoughts on Glass

I picked up my Glass on Thursday, and as I was taking the train back to my parent’s house in Boston I noticed the Moon out the window. Being a space geek it struck me that 44 years ago the Apollo 11 crew was midway in their journey from the Earth to the Moon using computers that run like a snail compared to Google Glass (The Apollo Guidance Computer ran at 1.024 MHz).

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