Atlas V 501 | Project Kuiper Protoflight Mission (Atlas V #1)

Informazioni sul lancio

Finestra di lancio:

06/10/2023 20:00:00 - 06/10/2023 22:00:00

Probabilità di lancio:

Vettore Atlas V 501

Famiglia Atlas

Nome Atlas V 501

Variante 501

Rampa di lancio Space Launch Complex 41

Cape Canaveral- FL- USA 28,583 -80,583

Missione Project Kuiper Protoflight Mission (Atlas V #1)

This launch will launch 2 KuiperSat demonstration satellites to 500 km altitude, 30 degree inclination orbit. They were previously scheduled on the 1st Vulcan launch. 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.

Tipo di missione: Communications

Tipo di orbita: Low Earth Orbit