Finland’s Nokia has been chosen by NASA to construct the primary mobile community on the moon, the corporate stated on Monday.
The lunar community can be a part of the U.S. area company’s efforts to return people to the moon by 2024 and construct long-term settlements there below its Artemis programme.
Nokia stated the primary wi-fi broadband communications system in area can be constructed on the lunar floor in late 2022, earlier than people make it again there.
The Finnish firm will companion with Texas-based personal area craft design agency Intuitive Machines to ship the community tools to the moon on their lunar lander.
After supply, the community will configure itself and set up the primary LTE (Lengthy-Time period Evolution) communications system on the moon, Nokia stated.
“The network will provide critical communication capabilities for many different data-transmission applications, including vital command and control functions, remote control of lunar rovers, real-time navigation and streaming of high definition video,” Nokia stated.