Monday, 18 October 2021

ESA planning lunar satellite telecoms system

by Harry Baldock, Total Telecom
Friday 21 May 21

The European Space Agency (ESA) wants to build a satellite constellation to orbit the Moon, providing connectivity for all lunar missions

According to a statement on the ESA website, more than a dozen European companies have signed contracts to draw up plans to build a satellite constellation set to orbit the Moon. The lunar constellation would be used for telecommunications and navigation systems for all future missions to visit the Earth’s closest celestial body…

According to a statement on the ESA website, more than a dozen European companies have signed contracts to draw up plans to build a satellite constellation set to orbit the Moon. The lunar constellation would be used for telecommunications and navigation systems for all future missions to visit the Earth’s closest celestial body…

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