NASA would sooner launch the iPhone into outer space than issue them to astronauts according to meeting minutes from July 10. ODIN (Outsourcing Desktop Initiative for NASA) project manager, Jeff Stephens, deemed the iPhone unacceptable for NASA. Thanks Jeff, we weren’t sure if it was enterprise ready, but you’ve just reaffirmed our prior beliefs. Alert the masses! RIM and Palm are basking in the glory as BlackBerry 8800s and Treo 750s are the weapon of choice for America’s astronauts.
Apple iPhone Out, BlackBerry 8800 In At NASA [Information Week]