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Re: Upcoming ARISS Contact Schedule as of 2006-12-2917:030UTC





Ransom, Kenneth G. (JSC-OC)[BAR] wrote:
> You have been told incorrectly. The ISS does not have direct internet
> capability. The crew receives email from the internet via a store and
> forward system. The crew members can view preloaded web pages on the ISS
> server but they cannot go and look at any internet site they want
> whenever they want. 

And this level of protection is still not enough.  I overheard them talking 
about viruses on one of their laptops during the recent shuttle activities.

Gregg Wonderly
W5GGW
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