Good news – you’ll soon be able to play Candy Crush and scroll through Instagram on the moon.
NASA and Nokia are teaming up to build a 4G communications network on the moon, which will be deployed by 2022.
The network would be used for functions like navigation systems, controlling lunar rovers, and streaming high-definition video.
If you're unable to get a cell phone signal when you walk your dog around the block, this will really make your blood boil: NASA is putting a 4G network on the moon.https://t.co/MJSG5rBJaX
— CNN (@CNN) October 18, 2020
It’s the next step in a long-term plan to build a permanent moon base – which itself is a step towards one day sending people to Mars.
Would you volunteer to live on the moon?
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