Tuesday, April 05, 2022

Amazon => space internet?

 Jeff Bezos and Amazon just hired everybody but SpaceX for Project Kuiper | Ars Technica

Amazon announced launch agreements with the following companies as it seeks to build out its constellation of 3,236 satellites:
  • Arianespace: 18 launches of Europe's new Ariane 6 rocket
  • Blue Origin: 12 launches of the company's New Glenn rocket, with options for 15 additional launches
  • United Launch Alliance: 38 launches of the company's Vulcan rocket
  • final nine Atlas V rocket launches from United Launch Alliance

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