Overhead of the New Glenn rocket from Blue Origin, one of the three heavy-lift launch providers Amazon selected for Project Kuiper (featuring a mock-up of the Amazon logo).
By Kate Duffy
- Amazon said it has secured 83 rocket launches for its satellite internet service, Project Kuiper.
- It has agreements with rocket firms Blue Origin, ULA, and Arianespace to fly the satellites to space.
- “Amazon is investing billions of dollars across the three agreements,” a Project Kuiper spokesperson said.
Amazon announced on Tuesday that it has secured a deal for up to 83 rocket launches over a five-year period to send its Project Kuiper internet satellites into space.
In a press release, Amazon said it has signed agreements with space services firms Blue Origin, United Launch Alliance, and Arianespace to use their launch vehicles to carry satellites into orbit for its Project Kuiper, a broadband service that will offer internet connectivity from space and aims to compete with SpaceX’s Starlink service.Continue reading… “Amazon secures 83 rocket launches to send Project Kuiper internet satellites into space”