Blue Origin announces Mu satellite launch deal

New Glenn rocket

An artist’s conception shows the New Glenn rocket during ascent. (Blue Origin Photo)

Blue Origin, the space venture founded by Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos, announced yet another agreement to launch a telecommunications satellite with its next-generation New Glenn rocket in the 2020s.

The latest customer is Mu Space Corp., a Thai startup that unveiled its plans for terrestrial and satellite-based broadband data services (plus space tourism) in the Asia-Pacific region just last month.

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