The rocket would be gathered into 98 orbital planes, and fly at elevations somewhere in the range of 366 and 391 miles.
Amazon didn't specify a timeline of events for putting the satellites into space.
Finally the company confirms that the satellites will be de-orbited 10 years after launching, to ensure that it will not be accused of further contributing to the debris floating around Earth. With this filing, Amazon wants to connect tens of millions of people around the world. It will really help those in undeserved parts of the USA get up to speed in the digital age, which of course, will only help to connect people to Amazons wealth of products and services for sale.
They'd use Ka-band frequencies like those Iridium is utilizing for interlinks (not client associations) with its most recent satellites, and Amazon is requesting freedom to utilize hostile to impedance innovation to evade cerebral pains. "Amazon's mission is to be Earth's most customer-centric company, and the Kuiper System is one of our ambitious projects to fulfill this mission", the filing states.
According to Kuiper Systems, the satellite system would take advantage of the ground-based infrastructure that has already been created for Amazon Web Services.Читайте также: U.S. could impose tariffs on French imports in retaliation against ‘tech tax’
[The] effective implementation of global broadband...services requires more than the design, construction, and deployment of a technologically advanced satellite system, low-priced customer terminals, and gateways.
The company, however, warns that its satellite system won't cover many regions across the globe, including some parts of Alaska. Earlier this year, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said that Starlink could earn $30 billion or more in revenues annually.
Amazon is moving decently fast on its plan to deploy thousands of internet satellites.
The first batch of SpaceX's Starlink satellites were launched in May.
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