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(Network World)   NASA and the ESA test an experimental space internet for robot control. And so it begins   (networkworld.com) divider line 13
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2012-11-08 10:55:25 PM  
The only thing cooler than the Internet is the Space Internet.
 
2012-11-08 11:11:54 PM  
While IP assumes a continuous end-to-end data path exists between the user and a remote space system, DTN accounts for disconnections and errors. In DTN, data move through the network "hop-by-hop." While waiting for the next link to become connected, bundles are temporarily stored and then forwarded to the next node when the link becomes available.


It sounds to me like someone has rediscovered SITOR-A.
 
2012-11-08 11:12:00 PM  
They'd better call it Skynet.
 
2012-11-08 11:15:34 PM  
[A]n experimental version of an "interplanetary Internet" to control a robot on the ground in Germany from a laptop onboard the International Space Station.

To think, we have never communicated with spacecraft using radio waves over a longer distance than ~1.2k miles...

science.nasa.gov

/this sounds more like a new protocol
 
2012-11-08 11:26:52 PM  
No fate.
 
2012-11-08 11:42:32 PM  
Ought to be fun to hack orbital roboters.
 
2012-11-09 12:00:11 AM  
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2012-11-09 12:03:12 AM  
Ahh the joys to look forward to in the future , when 4chan hack it and we will watch two Mars rovers go at it doggy style on live TV .
 
2012-11-09 12:33:59 AM  

Magic_Button: Ahh the joys to look forward to in the future , when 4chan hack it and we will watch two Mars rovers go at it doggy style on live TV .


The Spirit was willing, but the rover was stuck.
 
2012-11-09 12:55:01 AM  
But where do they put the tubes?
 
2012-11-09 02:03:00 AM  
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2012-11-09 09:48:23 AM  
Lag!
 
2012-11-09 11:30:56 AM  
BRAZZERS. IN. SPAAAAAAAAACE.
 
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