• United States

NetMeeting out of this world

Mar 10, 20041 min
Data Center

Microsoft may be putting NetMeeting out to pasture, but NASA is putting it in outer space to help International Space Station occupants stay in touch with their families:

On the occasion of today’s holiday, the FE had a weekly PFC (private family conference), with video (two-way via PC/Netmeeting) between MCCs over Ku- & S-band.

Wonder what kind of firewall issues they encounter when trying to communicate outside the atmosphere?