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