quote: A darkside colony could use a single Geosynchronous (lunasynchronous, actually) repeater...no need for a whole network.
quote: > "actually that wouldnt work cause you would have the moon in the way to get any signal back to the earth. so since you would already need more then 1 to make it work, why not just put 4 in place for complete 360 coverage?"
quote: but would be far enough from the moon so that it could transmit directly to Earth
quote: since we have such a short sighted vision we will object to the larger upfront cost and will instead spend massively more in the long run to get things setup as cheaply upfront as possible