ISS finnally gets internet?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Torx, Jan 23, 2010.

  1. Torx

    Torx Indigenous Nudist

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  2. Mince

    Mince Never Dice, Always Mince!

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    LOL! Wouldn't you flap and float all day??
  3. tex

    tex jive turkey

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    they've had "internet" for a while, i guess it wasnt direct access...?

    i was reading an article about how they do email the other day. rather than having outlook running directly there, ground control recieves their email on a copy of outlook, loads it into a PST, and then uploads it to them. They read/write emails and then ground control pulls the PST back down and sends whatever they wrote. it (was?) is a bunch of weird shit the way they handle stuff
  4. Bear

    Bear Hoot!

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    That seems more like a security measure to me, lol. Now they'll be on Gmail AIM all day. ISS productivity plummets since Internet access
  5. mistawiskas

    mistawiskas kik n a and takin names

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    Yeah, that's better than the mile-high club eh?
  6. Caucasian Hammer

    Caucasian Hammer Jesus, Man.

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    I wonder if Nasa would let them watch porn.
  7. MSP

    MSP Haunting a dead forum...

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    Can you imagine the baby batter floating around in zero gravity though? Nasty. And you could probably hit the other side of the station with ease.
  8. Torx

    Torx Indigenous Nudist

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    "Ground control, we have a milky white substance floating in the cabin, it doesnt look like spit"
  9. mistawiskas

    mistawiskas kik n a and takin names

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    Hull breech would be the main concern.....so no, they'll be having filtered interwebs uppin'dare.
  10. Goofus Maximus

    Goofus Maximus Too old to be this dumb!

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    What do Astronauts on the ISS do? They farm on facebook! :)

    I doubt they'd be interested in wanking to internet porn, since there is no privacy, and the lack of gravity causes accumulation of fluids to the head, for a version of a permanent head-cold style stuffiness.
  11. MSP

    MSP Haunting a dead forum...

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    No shit. My junk under pressure would be like the Wave Motion Gun in zero Gs...

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