Construction of Bridgit Mendler's personal Skynet brings her one step closer to her goal of creating a time machine. 

 Good Luck Charlie actor introduced Northwood Space, a firm that aims to build a “data highway between Earth and space,” on CNBC.  

 “Space is getting easier in so many ways, but sending data to and from space is still difficult,” Mendler said. 

 “You have trouble finding a satellite access point.” 

 Northwood Space plans to mass-produce "teleports," ground installations that link terrestrial servers to satellite networks 

 produce "teleports," ground installations that link terrestrial servers to satellite networksShe is CEO, her spouse Griffin Cleverly is CTO, and Shaurya Luthra is software head 

 Funding for the startup already amounts to six million dollars. 

 Mendler initially founded the organization as a personal pastime, building antennas with Home Depot materials and receiving data from NOAA satellites.  

 Not all was sourdough then! A few started rugtufting. 

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