Interplanetary Internet

In an initiative energized by Google Vice-President and Chief Internet Evangelist Vint Cerf, the International Space Station could be testing a brand new way of communicating with Earth. In 2009, it is hoped that the ISS will play host to an Interplanetary Internet prototype that could standardize communications between Earth and space, possibly replacing point-to-point single use radio systems customized for each individual space mission since the beginning of the Space Age.

SOURCE ::>> http://www.universetoday.com/2008/10/28/google-and-nasa-are-working-on-an-interplanetary-internet/

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