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Amazon Bends the Knee to Buy SpaceX Launches for Kuiper Satellites

•, by Brian Wang

Amazon signed with SpaceX for three Falcon 9 launches in mid-2025.

Amazon expects to invest upwards of $10 billion to build Kuiper. Earlier this year the company broke ground on a $120 million pre-launch processing facility in Florida.

Amazon must deploy half of its planned 3,236 satellites in orbit by July 2026 to comply with the FCC.,

Amazon has orders for more than 77 launches from Blue Origin, United Launch Alliance, Arianespace and ABL. But delays in the development of those rockets have led Amazon to change launch plans