NASA Eyes GNSS For The Moon

In 2024, NASA plans to fly an experimental GPS receiver to the Moon as part of Firefly’s Blue Ghost Commercial Lunar Payload Services mission. 

Credit: NASA
Spacecraft near Earth have long relied on GPS and other global navigation satellite systems to determine their locations. Up to about 1,800 mi., spacecraft can use the signals just as terrestrial systems do. Farther away, navigation via satellite becomes more challenging. More than 20 years ago...

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