Project Kuiper

Launch Time
NET 2025


Ariane 64
Image Credit: Arianespace
Status: Active
Price: $106.0 million
Liftoff Thrust: 15,370 kN
Payload to LEO: 21,650 kg
Payload to GTO: 11,500 kg
Stages: 2
Strap-ons: 4
Rocket Height: 62.0 m
Fairing Diameter: 5.4 m
Fairing Height: 20.0 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


ELA-4, Guiana Space Centre, French Guiana, France