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Hispasat signs up to ESA consortium studying satellite-based lunar communication

Wednesday 26 May 2021 | 14:21 CET | News
Spanish satellite operator Hispasat said it is part of a consortium of European companies selected by the European Space Agency (ESA) to design space infrastructure capable of providing lunar communication and navigation services (LCNS) by satellite. The study is part of the ESA Moonlight initiative, which will define economically viable satellite architecture and models to provide services on diverse platforms that orbit the Moon, as well as to lunar bases and vehicles (rovers, landing modules, etc) used by astronauts.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: European Space Agency / Hispasat / Telespazio / Thales
Countries: Europe / Spain
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