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InterPlanet Computer Networking: System Architecture for Delay and Disruption Tolerant Networks in Planetary Space

EasyChair Preprint no. 5860

8 pagesDate: June 23, 2021


The interplanet internet is a conceived computer network in space, consisting of a set of network nodes that can communicate with each other. These nodes are the planet’s orbiters (satellites) and landers (e.g. robots, autonomous machines, etc.) and the earth ground stations, and the data can be routed through Earth’s internal internet. In this paper, we propose an interplanetary internet system architecture to operate successfully and achieve good communication with other planets including the Earth. The architecture proposes a suite of means to address delays and solar interference in a disconnected regions of the planetary system to achieve end-to-end communication. We propose relay-satellites on asteroids for delays due to propagation for routing information. Also propose Ethernet set-up for planet Mars network, Recovery switch for release of queued packets, time stamping of incoming messages in a queue and transmitting through other planetary spacecrafts that addresses delays during the periods of solar radiation interference and conjunctions.  As it is planetary based architecture outline, the results could not be tested due to unavailability of large scale wireless networks over long distances however, the proposed architecture would be effective in addressing delays and disruption in a planetary communication.

Keyphrases: InterPlanet Computer Networking, packet switching, propagation delays, routing information, Solar Conjunctions

BibTeX entry
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  author = {Poondru Prithvinath Reddy},
  title = {InterPlanet Computer Networking:  System Architecture for Delay and Disruption Tolerant Networks in Planetary Space},
  howpublished = {EasyChair Preprint no. 5860},

  year = {EasyChair, 2021}}
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