Project Cancelled - Licence returned
The Odyssey Project uses 12 satellites to bring wireless cellular telephony to the "populated land masses". The Odyssey satellites orbit at 10,354 Kilometers above the Earth and use seven ground stations to manage the network.
Odyssey was developed by TRW, Inc. and Teleglobe Inc. It received a FCC license in January 1995.
1992 - Mobile Uplinks ( L Band) and Downlink (S-Band) frequencies allocated at WARC 1992
1995 - US FCC Licence awarded January 1995. Ka-band feederlink spectrum authorized at WRC 1995
2000- Global phone service projected.
|Cost per Sat||$159 million|
|Ground MHz||Ka Band|
|Min El Angle||22o|
|Antenna||Rigid Beam Staring|
Web Site: http://www.trw.com/seg/sats/ODY.html
- Odyssey Telecommunications International, Inc.
- One Space Park,
- Redondo Beach, CA 90278
- Tel: (310) 814-8888
- Fax: (310) 814-1400