Finland's Nokia selected to build mobile network on moon for NASA

Credit: REUTERS/INTS KALNINS

Finland's Nokia has been selected by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to build the first cellular network on the moon, the Finnish company said on Monday.

HELSINKI, Oct 19 (Reuters) - Finland's Nokia NOKIA.HE has been selected by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to build the first cellular network on the moon, the Finnish company said on Monday.

The lunar network will be part of the U.S. space agency's efforts to return humans to the moon by 2024 and to build a long-term human presence and settlements there under its Artemis programme.

(Reporting by Anne Kauranen; Editing by Edmund Blair)

((anne.kauranen@thomsonreuters.com; +358925166112; ))

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

Reuters

Reuters, the news and media division of Thomson Reuters, is the world’s largest international multimedia news provider reaching more than one billion people every day. Reuters provides trusted business, financial, national, and international news to professionals via Thomson Reuters desktops, the world's media organizations, and directly to consumers at Reuters.com and via Reuters TV.

Learn More