Session F3: Lunar Positioning, Navigation, and Timing 1


Date: Thursday, September 14, 2023
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
In-Person presenters in this session provide pre-recorded presentations for viewing by registered attendees on Wednesday, September 13.

Session Chairs

Dr. Cosimo Stallo
Thales Alenia Space

Dr. Angela Stickle
Johns Hopkins University APL Civil Space

Track Chair

Dr. Seebany Datta-Barua
Illinois Institute of Technology

In-Person Presentations
These presentations will be given in-person at the conference. Presenters will provide a pre-recorded presentation for on-demand viewing by virtual attendees.
8:35 NavCube3-mini Lunar GNSS Receiver : Munther A. Hassouneh, Darren Midkiff, Luke M.B. Winternitz, Samuel R. Price Luke Thomas, David Hatke, NASA; Tyler Lee, William Bamford, Emergent Space Technologies; Jason W. Mitchell, NASA
8:57 Multi-Sensor Fusion for Improved Navigation in Lunar Landing Missions : Giuseppe Tomasicchio, Luca Andolfi, Marco Brancati, Arsenio Maria Di Donna, Telespazio S.p.A; Roberto Del Prete, Alfredo Renga, Michele Grassi, Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Naples Federico II; Michele Ceresoli, Michelle Lavagna, Aerospace Science and Technology Department, Politecnico di Milano
9:20 LunaNet Navigation Services and Signal, Enabling the Future of Lunar Exploration : Pietro Giordano, Richard Swinden, ESA; Cheryl Gramling, Juan Crenshaw, NASA; Javier Ventura-Traveset, ESA
9:43 Lunar South Pole Region Navigation Using Lunar Navigation Satellite System : Masaya Murata, Kyohei Akiyama, and Naoki Satoh, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
10:05-10:35, Break. Refreshments in Exhibit Hall
10:40 Early Artemis Surface Navigation: Challenges, Approaches, and Opportunities : Evan Anzalone, NASA/MSFC; Lemuel Carpenter, NASA/LARC; Cheryl Gramling, Laurie Mann, NASA/GSFC; Thomas Moody, NASA/JSC
11:03 Development of a Lunar Surface Navigation Pseudolite Testbed : Brodie Wallace, Scott Palo, Penina Axelrad, John Marino, Nicholas Rainville, Ryan Kingsbury, and Julia Ditomas, University of Colorado Boulder; Dennis Ogbe and Mazen Shihabi, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
11:26 Cooperative DGNSS Positioning in Space: Application Based on NaviMoon Receiver Measurements : Anaïs Delépaut, Alex Minetto, Fabio Dovis, Politecnico di Torino; Pietro Giordano, European Space Agency
11:48 Satellite Ephemeris Approximation Methods to Support Lunar Positioning, Navigation, and Timing Services : Marta Cortinovis, Keidai Iiyama, Grace Gao, Stanford University
Alternate Presentations
Alternate presentations may be given in-person at the conference if other authors are unable to present. Alternate Presenters will provide a pre-recorded presentation for on-demand viewing by virtual attendees.
1. Future SSV for the Moon and beyond : S. Corvo, F. Paggi, E. E. Zini, C. Cristodaro, Thales Alenia Space Italy
2. Positioning Performance of a Lunar Lander Using LCNS and a Lunar Surface Beacon with Realistic ODTS : Floor Thomas Melman, Yoann Audet, European Space Agency; Serena Molli, Sapienza University of Rome; Paolo Zoccarato, Richard Swinden, Pietro Giordano, and Javier Ventura-Traveset, European Space Agency
3. Performance Analysis of an Extended Lunar Radio Navigation System : Cosimo Stallo, Mattia Carosi, Laura De Leo, Daniele Musacchio, Enrico Edoardo Zini, Martina Cappa, TAS-I; Henno Boomkamp, TPZ-G
4. Towards cm-level Accuracy Lunar Reference Frames: A roadmap for future Lunar Navigation Service Providers : Marco Laurenti, Thales Alenia Space France; Cosimo Stallo, Mattia Carosi, Laura De Leo, Thales Alenia Space Italy; Jean-Charles Marty, CNES, Centre National d’études Spatiales
5. Moon Navigation: Development of a Moon RFCS and Preliminary Concept of a Moon Station : Matteo Nardini, Stefano Garlaschi, Marco Rotoloni, Luca Canzian, Andrea Dalla Chiara Qascom
6. Using HEO Spacecraft Data to Investigate Navigating Cis Lunar Space : Faith Cornish Kirsten Strandjord, University of Colorado Boulder
7. Lunar Navigation - Where do we go From Here? : John Ware and Nate Bickus, Lockheed Martin Space
8. Identifying the Technical and Economic Challenges of Position, Navigation, and Timing in a Lunar Environement : Danielle Mortensen, Sarah Withee, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab
Virtual Presentation
Pre-recorded presentations will become available for viewing by registered attendees on Wednesday, September 13.
  Analysis of PNT Algorithms and Related Performance for Lunar Navigation Service Users : Filippo Rodriguez, Alessio Martinelli, Luca Spazzacampagna, Carlo Albanese, Telespazio SpA; Giovanni B. Palmerini, Marco Sabatini, Scuola di Ingegneria Aerospaziale, Sapienza Università di Roma

Buffet Lunch in Exhibit Hall, 12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. • Free Time in Exhibit Hall, 1:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.,