Astronaut uses space internet to control robot on Earth

The interplanetary internet has been used by an astronaut at the International Space Station (ISS) to send commands to a robot on Earth.The experimental technology, called Disruption-Tolerant Networking (DTN) protocol, could be a future way to communicate with astronauts on Mars.Currently, if there is a problem when data is sent between Earth and Mars rovers, information can be lost.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20270833Also see:NASA and ESA test interplanetary internet protocol using Lego robot
NASA and the European Space Agency have successfully tested something called the Disruption Tolerant Networking (DTN) protocol, which they hope will provide internet-like communications in space. They did so by controlling a Lego robot in Germany from the International Space Station.
http://www.zdnet.com/nasa-and-esa-test-interplanetary-internet-protocol-using-lego-robot-7000007158/

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