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To regulate international space competition, the White House directed NASA to establish “Lunar Standard Time”.

white HouseOn the 2nd, the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration was instructed toNASA) To establish a unified time standard for the Moon and other celestial bodies. The United States aims to set the international benchmark in the growing competition for the Moon between governments and private space companies.

The head of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) asked NASA to work with other US agencies to develop a plan to set a “unified lunar time” (LTC) by the end of 2026, according to a memo seen by Reuters. Instructed to work. ,

Different gravitational forces on the Moon and other celestial bodies, as well as potentially other factors, cause time to be felt differently on the Moon than on Earth. Among other things, LTC will require highly accurate lunar spacecraft and satellites to provide timing references.

“The same clock we use on Earth will run at a different speed on the moon,” Kevin Coggins, director of space communications and navigation at NASA, said in an interview.

OSTP Director Aarti Prabhakar said in the memo that for a person on the Moon, Earth-based clocks would lose an average of 58.7 microseconds per Earth day, and along with other periodic changes, this would further deviate lunar time from Earth time. Will give.

Coggins said, “Think of the atomic clocks at the U.S. Naval Observatory (in Washington). They are the heartbeat of the country, synchronizing everything. You would imagine there was a heartbeat on the Moon.”

An OSTP official said that without a unified lunar time standard, it would be difficult to ensure the security of spacecraft as well as data transmission between Earth, lunar satellites, bases and the Earth.Astronautcommunication between them. In addition, time differences can lead to errors in mapping and positioning on or around the Moon.

“Imagine the impact if time across the world was out of sync and how challenging daily life would be,” the official said.

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