May 19, 2024

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A private lunar lander will carry Nokia's 4G cell network to the lunar surface this year

A private lunar lander will carry Nokia's 4G cell network to the lunar surface this year

Text messages on moon? For future lunar astronauts, this may be a good possibility.

Nokia is developing an LTE/4G communications system for the moon, and the first piece of the network could be launched late this year. The hardware for a simplified version of the network is scheduled to launch late this year as part of the IM-2 Intuitive Machine mission, which is expected to land at the moon's south pole.