Tue, 24 Mar 1998 16:49:23 -0500 (EST)
"It's absolutely a serious idea," he said today. "If we were successful in
putting our rovers on the moon, we would put a server on the moon,
too--but it could take $150 million [to get there]."
The moon is 240,250 miles from the earth, so there could be a slight delay
in serving up information, however. "There would be about a three-second
round-trip delay for the signal to go back and forth," Nemitz noted.
So in other words, it will be faster than going thru Mae West?