Session F3: Lunar Positioning, Navigation, and Timing 1


Date: Thursday, September 14, 2023
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Location: Mineral Hall D/E (Third Floor)
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; Simone Giannattasio, University of Rome – La Sapienza; Roberto Del Prete, Luca Ostrogovich, 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 Peer Reviewed
9:20 LunaNet Position, Navigation, and Timing Services and Signals, Enabling the Future of Lunar Exploration
Pietro Giordano, Richard Swinden, European Space Agency (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 Peer Reviewed
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; Mazen Shihabi and Dennis Ogbe, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
11:26 Using Spacecraft Data to Investigate Navigating Cis-Lunar Space
Faith Cornish, Kirsten Strandjord, University of Minnesota
11:48 Satellite Ephemeris Approximation Methods to Support Lunar Positioning, Navigation, and Timing Services
Marta Cortinovis, Keidai Iiyama, Grace Gao, Stanford University Peer Reviewed Best Presentation
Alternate Presentation
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.
2. Identifying the Technical and Economic Challenges of Position, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) in a Lunar Environment
Danielle R. Mortensen, Sarah Withee, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab
Virtual Presentations
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
  Performance Analysis of an Extended Lunar Radio Navigation System
Cosimo Stallo, Mattia Carosi, Laura De Leo, Daniele Musacchio, Martina Cappa, TAS-I; Henno Boomkamp, TPZ-G Peer Reviewed

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.,