NASA’s Interplanetary Internet, Coming Soon To A Planet Near You

NASA is about to make it a little easier to check your Instagram in zero gravity. Two teams, Science Mission Directorate and Human Exploration and Operations, are working together to finally make interplanetary internet a thing. Previous efforts to bring WiFi throughout the solar system haven’t always been successful, but this time, it could become reality. It will work using something called Delay/Disruption Tolerant Networking, which is pretty similar to the internet you’re familiar w…
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