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A Fully Functional Fallout Pip-Boy For Astronauts

Unlike most replicas of the Pip-Boy 3000, the indispensable gadget of Fallout 3 and New Vegas, the one designed by Ashley Hennefer and her team has an actual, working geiger counter, real-time mapping and some other pretty cool sensors, all in glorious post-apocalyptic Fallout style.

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They submitted their project to a space apps challenge, pitched by NASA, so it might even be used in space in the future.

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Shardik The Man Bear

I always wished someone would make a pipboy sleeve that was a holder for a smartphone, along with an android OS hack of the pipboy look.