Ming the Mechanic:
The Interplanetary Internet

The NewsLog of Flemming Funch
 The Interplanetary Internet2003-05-10 22:07
1 comment
by Flemming Funch

This article from SPACE.com about the Interplanetary Internet (IPN) is not science fiction. Rich Gray reports it is becoming a reality.
The IPN would form a backbone connecting a series of hubs on or around planets, ships, and at other points in space. These hubs would provide high-capacity, high-availability Internet traffic over distances that could stretch up to hundreds of millions of miles.
Gray adds that all the planets and satellites in our solar system have already Internet addresses and that NASA is already communicating with its earth-orbiting missions through its internal Deep Space Network. The rest of us will have to wait until at least 2005 when IPN-equipped satellites are launched

Check this column for more details.
I can't wait to get an ICQ message from Mars. Not that I know anybody on Mars.

[< Back] [Ming the Mechanic]


1 comment

18 Aug 2016 @ 07:42 by National drink of Pakistan @ : Malik
Your tragedy throughout Pakistan is constantly on the worsen while relief items and assist fall far less than what is essential. More assist is seriously needed because potential for numerous fatalities will begin to loom.  

Your Name:
Your URL: (or email)
For verification, please type the word you see on the left:

Other stories in
2007-12-26 21:19: LeWeb3
2007-07-04 23:14: Orbo free energy
2007-06-28 22:03: Wide-angle Immersive Stereoscope
2007-06-24 16:51: Spy box
2007-06-14 01:00: Photosynth
2007-04-25 14:01: Open source hardware
2007-03-22 16:33: The Air Car
2007-03-09 23:44: Web 2.0
2007-02-07 16:09: Talkr
2007-01-12 00:15: Open Source Desktop Fabricator

[< Back] [Ming the Mechanic] [PermaLink]? 

Link to this article as: http://ming.tv/flemming2.php/__show_article/_a000010-000788.htm
Main Page: ming.tv