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In this handout from National Aeronautics and Space Administration or NASA, Expedition 42 Flight Engineer Terry Virts and Commander Barry "Butch" Wilmore work outside the International Space Station (ISS) on their third spacewalk March 1, 2015 in space.
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Smartwatch app developers could soon see their ideas taken literally out of this world, as NASA is looking for someone to design an app for astronauts to use then they are in space.

The space agency is partnering with to encourage freelance developers to submit their design for an app that would help astronauts perform their duties while in orbit. Here are some of the things the app needs to be able to due, according to a press release from NASA:

Developers are supposed to use the Samsung Gear 2 as a hardware reference.


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