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Telecommunication and Navigation Services in Support of Lunar Exploration and Exploitation

  • Marco Cenzon
  • Dragoş Alexandru Păun


A structured approach to the design of Space Exploration Systems is fundamental to creating a coherent and sustainable global exploration effort. In fact an extensive robotic and human settlement on the Moon will be achieved only if suitable services will be provided in support of the lunar exploration and exploitation activities. This is even more valid when taking into account the fact that, settlements on the Moon will not be completely autonomous from Earth and therefore will rely on its support in terms of strategic resources and consumables.


Navigation System Lunar Surface Solar Array Lunar Orbit European Telecommunication Standard Institute 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marco Cenzon
    • 1
  • Dragoş Alexandru Păun
    • 2
  1. 1.Aviospace S.r.l.AstiItaly
  2. 2.Sofiter System Engineering S.p.A.TorinoItaly

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