BackForwardInstrument:  ODTML 

Instrument details
Acronym ODTML
Full name Ocean Data Telemetry Microsat Link
Purpose Advanced system for data collection and dissemination of ocean-based platforms.
Short description The experiment exploits a network of ocean platforms equipped with "smart sensors nodes", a satellite two-way delay-tolerant messaging capability acting as a "router" in the sky, and portable ground stations acting as gateways to transfer the sensor data from the RF link to the Internet.
Background New development
Scanning Technique N/A
Resolution N/A
Coverage / Cycle N/A
Mass Power Data Rate


Providing Agency NRL
Instrument Maturity
Utilization Period: 2011 to 2019
Last update: 2012-11-02
Detailed characteristics
Satellites this instrument is flying on

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Instrument classification
  • Other payload component
  • Data Collection System
WIGOS Subcomponents No WIGOS subcomponents have been defined.
Mission objectives
No mission objectives have been defined.
Evaluation of Measurements

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Note: * Primary mission objective.