By 2005, the Mars probes will be using email to call home. I think this Interplanetary Internet makes sense - the only problem will be the lag times.

PING www.firstbase.mars ( 56 data bytes
64 bytes from icmp_seq=0 ttl=255 time=1235030.5 ms

--- www.firstbase.mars ping statistics ---
1 packets transmitted, 1 packets received, 0% packet loss
round-trip min/avg/max = 1235030.5/1235030.5/1235030.5 ms


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