NASA to establish a unified standard of time for space related entities.


  1. The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) has requested NASA and other Government agencies to create a plan by the end of 2026. 
  2. Coordinated Lunar Time (LTC) will provide a time-keeping benchmark for lunar spacecraft and satellites requiring extreme precision. 
  3. The clock on the Moon will move at a different rate than on Earth, requiring a synchronized system.