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Project Kuiper (New Glenn #1)

New Glenn

Blue Origin

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Mission

Project Kuiper (New Glenn #1)

Type: Communications

Project Kuiper is a mega constellation of satellites in Low Earth Orbit that will offer broadband internet access, this constellation will be managed by Kuiper Systems LLC, a subsidiary of Amazon. This constellation is planned to be composed of 3,276 satellites. The satellites are projected to be placed in 98 orbital planes in three orbital layers, one at 590 km, 610 km and 630 km altitude.

61 satellites will be carried on each New Glenn launch.

Location

Launch Complex 36A

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

872 rockets have launched from Cape Canaveral, FL, USA.

Launch Complex 36A, Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Rocket

New Glenn – Blue Origin

  • Family: Blue Origin
  • Length: 82 m
  • Diameter: 7 m
  • Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 45000 kg

The New Glenn was manufactured by Blue Origin with the first launch on . New Glenn has 0 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 0 launches. The New Glenn is a privately funded orbital launch vehicle in development by Blue Origin. New Glenn is described as a 7-meter-diameter (23 ft), two- or three-stage rocket.

Agency

Blue Origin – BO

  • Type: Commercial
  • Abbreviation: BO
  • Administration: CEO: Jeff Bezos
  • Founded: 2000
  • Launchers: New Shepard | New Glenn
  • Country: USA

Blue Origin is an American privately funded aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company set up by Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos with its headquarters in Kent, Washington. The company is developing technologies to enable private human access to space with the goal to dramatically lower costs and increase reliability. Blue Origin currently launches its New Shepard sub-orbital vehicle from its West Texas launch site, they are currently constructing a launch pad for their orbital vehicle New Glenn at Cape Canaveral LC-36.

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