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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
  • Orbit: Low Earth Orbit

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

Launch Complex 36A has witnessed the launch of 68 rockets, including 68 orbital launch attempts, while Cape Canaveral, FL, USA, has been the site for 959 rocket launches.

Launch Complex 36A

Rocket


Blue Origin New Glenn

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.

New Glenn

Agency


Blue Origin

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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