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Tuesday, Sep. 7, 2021

EuroDIG News

Welcome back from the summer break! We hope you could spent some relaxing days. If you haven’t yet, please have a  look at the EuroDIG 2021 Messages ( and share them with your respective communities.

 The Session on Delay Tolerant Networks found great interest at EuroDIG this year and the organisers agreed to have a follow up session on this emerging issue. Therefore we agreed to organise an EuroDIG "Extra!" at the end of September. The exact date and detailed information will be spread via our communication channels. The InterPlanetary Networking Special Interest Group (IPNSIG) contributed to this topic with their thoughts on the development of a Solar System Internet and a related report was released recently.
 “Strategy Toward a Solar System Internet For Humanity” IPNSIG SWG REPORT 2021-June (Compressed)
IPNSIG SWG REPORT 2021-June-High Def (High Definition)

You can find more information on the report and on IPNSIG in the first article below, a note from Yosuke Kaneko, SWG Lead and Chair of IPNSIG.

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A note from the InterPlanetary Networking Special Interest Group (IPNSIG)


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