Document Type

Closed Project

Publication Date

Spring 1997


Tim Anderson

Course Number

EMGT 535


Teledesic is a nine billion dollar project lead by two well-know investors, Bill Gates and Craig McCaw. The intention is to put 288 satellites at low earth orbit to create an Internet in space-providing direct satellite links to personal computers to all part of the globe. This report examines Teledesic from an engineering economics perspective.


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