Samsung says hi to André Kuipers on the ISS

Even though it’s the biggest Android smartphone out there, I doubt whether the Galaxy Note is visible from space. Still, in an apparent effort to show that size matters, Samsung unveiled a portrait of André Kuipers yesterday that clearly is. Measuring roughly a football fields and a half, and is comprised of 36,922 portraits of André’s Dutch fans. If you participated, you should be able to find yours at

Kuipers, currently on board the International Space Station, has responded to this example of “Not-so-Near Field Communication” saying that he could clearly recognize himself, and thanked everyone involved. Samsung Benelux has released a “making of” video that I’ll embed below.

Roy | May 24, 2012 | English | Comments (3)
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  1. I fell in love with the WP-Cumulus – but I use blogspot. Is there anything similar for us, poor mortals?

    Comment by Inaie — June 2, 2012 @ 8:14 pm

    • Google “Blogumus”. If I remember correctly, there was a Blogger port with that name.

      Comment by Roy — July 4, 2012 @ 8:35 pm

  2. Hi, Roy, I like your WP-Cumulus, thanks for this good plugin.

    And Samsung, I like its Android smartphone, I have Galaxy S3, fast and easy to use 🙂

    Comment by this — August 17, 2012 @ 8:18 am