The ESMO teams


Ground Segment and LunaNet

University Technical University of Munich, Germany
Responsibilities LunaNet payload and ground station for ESMO payload downlink

The project

The LunaNet team develops a payload to test the associated communication protocols required to support a lunar internet.
The ground segment team provides the primary ground station for payload data downlink from lunar orbit and for operation of LunaNet and a back-up mission control centre for operations of the ESMO spacecraft. This ground station, located in Raisting near Munich, also serves as a back-up station for telemetry and telecommand transfer. The tasks of the team include the refurbishment of an existing ground station.

Images

Ground segment plan

LunaNet plan
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