SpaceX: World’s largest Private Communications Satellite

Recently, using the Falcon Heavy launch vehicle, Elon Musk-led SpaceX launched Hughes’ Jupiter 3, which could be the largest private communications satellite.

About Jupiter 3

  • Launched by: Space X
  • Developed by: Maxar Technologies in Palo Alto, California
  • Launched: July 2023
  • Launch Vehicle: Falcon Heavy rocket
  • Spaceport: Launch Complex-39A of Kennedy Space Center, Florida, USA.
  • The Jupiter 3 satellite is designed to deliver internet services to customers in North and South America.
  • The satellite will support services such as in-flight Wi-Fi and augment private Wi-Fi usage with other wireless technologies.