Project Kuiper

Launch Time
NET 2024

The launch contract with Blue Origin for the deployment of the Kuiper constellation consists of 12 launches and the possibility of 15 optional launches.



New Glenn
Image Credit: Blue Origin
Blue Origin
Status: Planned
Liftoff Thrust: 17,150 kN
Payload to LEO: 45,000 kg
Payload to GTO: 13,000 kg
Stages: 2
Strap-ons: 0
Rocket Height: 98.0 m
Fairing Diameter: 7.0 m
Fairing Height: 21.9 m

Mission Details

Project Kuiper

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.

Low Earth Orbit


LC-36, Cape Canaveral SFS, Florida, USA