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Definition: Project Kuiper

A satellite-based Internet service from Amazon. Announced in 2019, Kuiper is expected to launch more than 3,000 low-earth satellites that will cover the earth for Internet access. However, a time line for completion was not given. The project name comes from the Kuiper belt, an icy region outside the orbit of Neptune, named after planetary scientist Gerard Kuiper. See Amazon.com and satellite Internet.