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The big bang hypothesis is based on two things:
It is based on a bit more than 2 things. Early elemental abundance, cosmic microwave background radiation, large scale structure or lack thereof... etc.
On a more serious note. It is only the top end expensive places that charge for internet. The backpackers and cheap motels i have stayed not only have free internet, but it was fast as well. Hell even some campsites i have been too have free internet.
Sure it may have seemed good the first time because you where like 5 years old. Trek was and always will be "pop" TV and Cinema.
Right now the machines we send and tiny fractions of the mass budget (and cash budget) that people compare to manned missions. And yet the machines still get more done.