Amazon deploys the first Project Kuiper satellites in an effort to establish a megaconstellation

Amazon has officially entered the competition to create extensive satellite constellations providing global internet coverage, putting the tech giant in direct rivalry with SpaceX and its Starlink system. The first two prototype satellites for Amazon’s initiative, known as Project Kuiper, were successfully launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, at 2:06 p.m. ET on Friday, carried by…

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