The challenges on Interplanetary Internet

satellite-dishIn an interview given to Wired Magazine Vint Cerf, Google’s Chief Internet Evangelist, describes the challenges of creating an interplanetary network required to communicate with future missions to Mars.

Along with Bob Kahn, he was responsible for developing the internet protocol suite, commonly known as TCP/IP, that underlies the workings of the net. Now he is working to get around the limitations of light speed and other challenges of outer space.

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