Project Kuiper Protoflight
Fri Oct 06, 2023 18:06 UTC
First launch of the Kuiper satellites of Amazon's mega constellation, to a 500 km, 30 degrees inclination LEO.
Project Kuiper is a mega constellation of satellites in Low Earth Orbit that will offer broadband internet access, this constellation will be managed by Kuiper Systems LLC, a subsidiary of Amazon. This constellation is planned to be composed of 3,276 satellites. The satellites are projected to be placed in 98 orbital planes in three orbital layers, one at 590 km, 610 km and 630 km altitude.