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Improve NASAs Astronaut Email for ISS

NASAs astronaut email on the International Space Station (ISS) is currently limited due to issues caused by communications disruptions and delays. To fix this, NASA needs a plug-in or extension for Outlook/Exchange Server that converts the TCP-based protocols used by Outlook (on-board the ISS) to communicate with an Exchange server (on Earth) to instead use the Disruption Tolerant Networking (DTN) Bundle Protocol.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Total Cash Prizes Offered: $36,000
Type of Challenge: Software and apps
Submission Start: 04/23/2014 08:00 AM ET
Submission End: 10/27/2014 12:00 AM ET

This challenge is externally hosted.

You can view the challenge details here: http://www.topcoder.com/dtn/astronaut-email/

Description

To fix this, NASA needs a plug-in or extension for Outlook/Exchange Server that converts the TCP-based protocols used by Outlook (on-board the ISS) to communicate with an Exchange server (on Earth) to instead use the Disruption Tolerant Networking (DTN) Bundle Protocol.