Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Advanced Computer Science and Electronics Information (ICACSEI 2013)

Communicating with Lunar Orbiter by Relay Satellites at Earth-Moon Lagrange Points

Authors
Hui Li
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Li
Keywords
Deep Space Communication, Three Body System, Lagrange Points, Relay Satellites.
Abstract
In order to continuous communication with lunar orbiter and even far side station at the back of Moon, Lagrange points L1, L2, L4and L5 is considered to be candidates for relay satellites or orbiters in the Earth-Moon restricted three body system. Positions of Lagrange points in solar system including Earth-Moon system were calculated and missions before and future around these points, especially Sun-Earth L1 and L2 were listed. Lagrange points satellites, orbiters and local networks on the ground of a celestial body will constitute a planetary networks connected by a interplanetary backbone in the whole architecture of Inter Pla Netary Internet.
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