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Project Kuiper (Vulcan #1) - Space launch mission detailed information

MISSION NAME

Project Kuiper (Vulcan #1) 1

Status

TBD

DATE

31 DEC 2023

LAUNCH PROVIDER

United Launch Alliance + -img

United Launch Alliance

Launch Pad

Space Launch Complex 41

USA

Description

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. 45 satellites will be carried on each Vulcan launch.

Vulcan VC6L

Vulcan VC6L

USA

Rocket Description

The Vulcan launch system is a replacement under development by ULA to replace the Atlas-5 and Delta-4 families.

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