Session A8: Space Applications for Cislunar and Beyond


Date: Wednesday, June 5, 2024
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Session Chairs:
Cheryl Gramling
NASA Goddard
Dr. Andrew Neish
Reliable Robotics

8:35 a.m. Assessing Utility of Different Orbits for a Lunar PNT Constellation: Daniel Agress, Michael Thompson, Tom Gallini, Jaime Cruz, Gina Staimer, Rob Potter, The Aerospace Corporation; Cheryl Gramling, Theresa Beech, Eric Poole, GSFC
8:55 a.m. Modular and Future-Proof Power, PNT, and Communication Infrastructure Development Options for Lunar Human Exploration and Cislunar Expansion: Taehwan Kim, Theodore Jaeger, Michael Larsen, and Emmanuel Austin, Northrop Grumman
9:15 a.m. Computationally Efficient Low-Infrastructure Navigation Solutions using Target Localization Algorithms: Bong-Jun Yang, Enkuang Daniel Wang, and Joseph L. Loof, Georgia Tech Research Institute
9:35 a.m. Simulating Lunar Search and Rescue: Leveraging Unreal Engine and Deep Learning for Autonomous Aid Delivery: Benjamin Johnis, Clint Spesard, Robert Bettinger, Air Force Institute of Technology; Jeremy Correa, Katalyst Space.
1. PNT and SDA for Cislunar Applications: James Lake, Laura Duffy, and Tim Britt, Canyon Consulting, LLC
2. Methods for Accurate Ephemeris Models of the Lunar Near Retrograde Halo Orbit: Kirsten and Garvin Saner, University of Minnesota

10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m., Break in Exhibit Hall (First Floor), Sponsored by L3Harris