Project Kuiper (New Glenn #1)

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Communications

Low Earth Orbit Launch Complex 36A Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

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.

Updates

Cosmic_Penguin • April 6, 2022, 7:14 a.m.

Added launch.


New Glenn

Family: Blue Origin
Configuration:

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.

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Specifications
  • Minimum Stage
    2
  • Max Stage
    3
  • Length
    82.0 m
  • Diameter
    7.0 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    7.0 m
  • Launch Mass
  • Thrust
    17100 kN
Family
  • Name
    New Glenn
  • Family
    Blue Origin
  • Variant
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    New Glenn
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    45000 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    13000 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Blue Origin

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CEO: Jeff Bezos Founded: 2000 Successes: 22 Failures: 1 Pending: 1

Agency Type: Commercial

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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Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

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