NASA and Nokia are putting a 4G network on the moon

Oct. 20, 2020
Bell Labs said astronauts will use its wireless network for data transmission, controlling of lunar rovers, real-time navigation over lunar geography and streaming of high-definition video, David Goldman reports for CNN.

WASHINGTON - If you're unable to get a cell phone signal when you walk your dog around the block, this will really make your blood boil: NASA is putting a 4G network on the moon, David Goldman reports for CNNContinue reading original article.

The Intelligent Aerospace take:

October 20, 2020 - NASA aims to build a lunar base capable sustaining a human presence on the surface of the moon by 2028. The base will include technologies like power generation, robotics, and fourth generation cellular network technology (4G). Utilizing small cell technology made suitable for the the extreme temperatures and radiation on the moon, the network will streaming HD video, navigation, and data transmission.

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Jamie Whitney, Associate Editor
Intelligent Aerospace

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