But don't we already know the curvature? Given that we could calculate the size. Although we don't know it's constant...
Oh, ok then. Too bad, although you could get 3 points and determine the curvature between them of course
Exactly the same and......and what? AND WHAT? D:
It's an interesting idea. I wish we were capable of such things.
Oh, wait, I thought you meant if humankind could physically place those beacons. Space is truly the final frontier.
That's true. (Also I love it that you used the word 'penultimate'. Hardly anyone uses it anymore, and it's such a good word.)