Amazon books 83 rocket launches for broadband satellites project Tech giant will launch 3,236 satellites over five years to compete with SpaceX and UK’s OneWeb
Amazon secures rockets for broadband project
It has booked 83 launches for its low earth orbit satellite internet system Project Kuiper.
Amazon designs deal with 3 rocket companies to launch broadband satellites | ZDNet
The deals, with Arianespace, United Launch Alliance and Blue Origin (the rocket company started by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos), should be enough to launch into space the bulk of Project Kuiper's 3,236 satellites.
Amazon’s Project Kuiper books up to 83 rockets to launch its internet-beaming satellites
Fellow Jeff Bezos company Blue Origin is part of the deal.
Amazon secures 83 rocket launches for its satellite broadband network
Amazon.com Inc has secured 83 rocket launches over five years to put together a satellite constellation, called Project Kuiper, to beam broadband internet, the e-commerce giant said on Tuesday, as it looks to take on Elon Musk-owned SpaceX's Starlink.
Amazon announces huge rocket deal to launch its satellite internet constellation
Amazon is moving its business into the exosphere, with plans to deploy more than 3,000 satellites to beam internet connectivity all over the planet. On Tuesday, the company announced deals with three rocket companies that will launch those satellites.
Amazon Sets the Stage for Five Years of Project Kuiper Satellite Internet Launches
New aerospace agreements will let the company deploy thousands of satellites into low-earth orbit across 83 launches spread over the next five years.
Elon Musk says SpaceX will ‘do the right thing’ for UK satellite competitor OneWeb
Both companies aiming to deliver global internet coverage through vast satellite constellations