NASA to Launch SpaceTubes

According to Engagdet : “a team of diligent engineers at the California-based Jet Propulsion Laboratory, standards for space communications could be established in just three short years, meaning that an “interplanetary internet” could be just around the bend.”

Great, now we’re paying astronauts and and Mars landing rovers to watch YouTube videos while they galaxy hop! I can see it now: First contact is made by an alien kicking our boys in the nuts and then turning to his buddy and saying:
“I don’t get it, why is he upset, these bozzos are always doing this to each other! They’re usually laughing out loud and rolling on the floor. You know maybe this was a bad idea after all.”