Session F5a: Lunar Positioning, Navigation, and Timing 2


Date: Friday, September 15, 2023
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 10:05 a.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

Erin E. Fowler
Johns Hopkins University APL

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 Autonomous Lunar Orbit Determination in Support of a Lunar Positioning System
John R. Bowman, Mark L. Psiaki, Virginia Tech Best Presentation
8:57 High Performance Orbit Determination and Time Synchronization for Lunar Radio Navigation Systems
Luciano Iess, Mauro Di Benedetto, Giovanni Boscagli, Paolo Racioppa, Andrea Sesta, Fabrizio De Marchi, Paolo Cappuccio, Daniele Durante, Serena Molli, Michael K. Plumaris, Pasquale Tartaglia, Fabrizio Santi, Sapienza, Università di Roma; Agnes Fienga GéoAzur, CNRS, Observatoire de la Côte d’Azur, Université Côte d’Azur Valbonne; Nicola Linty, Argotec s.r.l.; Krzysztof Sosnica Wrocaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences; Jacopo Belfi, Leonardo S.p.A; Pietro Giordano, Richard Swinden, Javier Ventura-Traveset, European Space Agency Peer Reviewed
9:20 Navigation Performance of Low Lunar Orbit Satellites Using a Lunar Radio Navigation Satellite System
Serena Molli, Pasquale Tartaglia, Yoann Audet, Andrea Sesta, Michael Plumaris, Sapienza University of Rome, Yoann Audet, Floor Melman, Richard Swinden, Pietro Giordano, Javier Ventura-Traveset, ESA
9:43 Improving the Performance of Lunar Satellite Navigation Systems by Exploiting Inter-Satellite Distance Information
Gherghe Sirbu, Mauro Leonardi, Tor Vergata University of Rome; Cosimo Stallo, Mattia Carosi, Thales Alenia Space Italia Peer Reviewed
10:05-10:35, Break. Refreshments served outside of session rooms
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.
1. A Strategy for Initial Orbit Determination of Lunar Navigation Satellite Based on Range and Doppler Measurements
Sungik Kim, Byungwoon Park, Sejong University

Awards Luncheon • 12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. (Lunch served until 12:30 p.m.; late arrivals will not be served)