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What are the likely issues and challenges in developing LTC: Coordinated Lunar Time?

At a technical level, there isn't any real problem. The main problem is figuring out why you want this and what properties it's supposed to have. Requirement (1) from the memo is almost trivial. ...
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Are there any laws in place for a potential lunar territorial dispute?

In theory, Article II of the Outer Space Treaty (signed by all spacefaring powers and most of the rest of the world) prevents territorial disputes by prohibiting claims of sovereignty, while Article ...
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How long does one orbit around the Moon take in a typical parking orbit for a stage a lander is going to meet?

There is a nasty little detail about establishing orbits around the Moon: they won't stay there. That is, they will distort over periods of time as short as a few weeks, depending on orientation and ...
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