The major objective of the ILN partnership is to establish a robotic set of geophysical monitoring stations on the surface of the Moon for the purpose of providing significant scientific value to the exploration of the Moon for all involved partners. Participation in the ILN will come through the contribution of landers, orbiters, instrumentation, or other significant infrastructure contributions, including communications capabilities which in total will comprise the ILN. This network will be accomplished by the placing on the surface of the Moon, including its far side and/or polar regions, robotic landers or other vehicles equipped with instruments from an agreed-upon set of scientifically equivalent core instrumentation.
Group Photo of the Attendees of the March 12-13 ILN Meeting in Yokohama, Japan.
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