Websites into Space

And this isn’t just because Craig’s a friend; it’s just too weird.

From CNN

On March 11, a company called Deep Space Communications Network beamed the first commercial transmission of a Web site into space.

The message? Over one hundred thousand separate postings from, the popular community Web site that includes classified listings for jobs, housing and other goods. The transmission included a date and time stamp, as well as an audio track identifying the message as originating from Earth.

In case an alien needs an apartment or used washing machine, it’s all set.

2 Responses to “Websites into Space”

  1. So far, looks like the greatest extraterrestrial interest is in the personals.