Odyssey Engineer Guest Lectures at West Point

September 16, 2015: Odyssey employee and Air Force Reservist Blair Thompson was recently invited to guest lecture at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York. During his multi-day visit, Blair lectured on GPS navigation fundamentals to cadets, faculty, and staff in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department. Blair also joined the advisory team for the West Point CubeSat project Black Knight II. A student-led program to build and launch a working satellite, Black Knight II is the follow-on to the Black Knight I satellite which successfully launched in September 2013. Blair will be advising the Black Knight II team on orbits, trajectories, and satellite tracking. Odyssey is proud to recognize Blair and his continuing contributions to space education!

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