Russia is going to create on the moon laser navigation

In 2019, Russia will launch space landing station “Luna-25”. It is noted that the station will be equipped with special beacons which will show where exactly landed spacecraft.


In the NPO Lavochkin added that monitor the signals from the beacons can be by terrestrial telescopes. According to experts, the laser navigation system will not only make it easier for crews to determine your location, but will also help to move on the surface of the natural satellite.

The module will be constructed in the framework of the Federal space program. To prionitis landing station “Luna-25” should be on the South pole of the moon. There in the future moon base will be built for settlers.