ION GNSS+ Session Detail

Session F4: PANEL: International Civilian Agency Lunar PNT Systems


Date: Thursday, September 19, 2024
Time: 1:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.


Dr. Masaya Murata
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

Dr. Cosimo Stallo
Thales Alenia Space Italia S.p.A.

Track Chair

Dr. Attila Komjathy
Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Systems, techniques, and algorithms for navigation to the Moon and on the Moon: Lunar navigation satellite orbit design and trade-offs; satellite constellation design; end-to-end system architectures and performance analysis; precise orbit determination and timing synchronization techniques for Moon navigation; reference frames suitable for precise lunar radionavigation; signal modulations techniques for one-way and two-way one-service; lunar radio navigation message definition; sensor fusion techniques and PNT algorithms for low lunar orbits, landing, navigation on the surface of the Moon GNSS use for lunar navigation; enabling lunar navigation technologies; and lunar beacons. Our panel of experts will describe these technologies, emerging trends, international collaborations and expected outcomes.

Panel Members:

1. Dr. Javier Ventura-Traveset
European Space Agency (ESA)
2. Cheryl Gramling
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
3. Dr. Masaya Murata
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
4. Dr. Cosimo Stallo
Thales Alenia Space 
5. Dr. Mauro Cardone
Italian Space Agency (ASI)
6. S. Nirmala
UR Rao Satellite Centre, ISRO
7. Dr. Jungmin Joo
Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI)