low earth orbit
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Blue Origin plans to use the engine on its New Glenn rocket, a reusable, heavy-lift rocket to carry satellites and crew to low Earth orbit and beyond.
The agency has teamed up with such space companies—letting them, among other things, shuttle cargo and crew to low Earth orbit.
About a third of the satellites in low Earth orbit don’t drop out of space as expected when their mission is done, an international space debris working group reported earlier this year.
China has demonstrated the ability to hit a satellite in low Earth orbit with a missile.
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